john bond

John Bond

John works with organizations on how content and education are created, produced, delivered, and made accessible and discoverable to stakeholders. He has a rich experience in scholarly publishing with journals, textbooks and monographs, and online learning.

John provides guidance for publishing leadership that helps inform decisions on product development and acquisitions, production and editorial services, marketing and sales, and rights and licensing. He has advised publishers and societies with challenges from strategic to tactical.

John heads up Riverwinds Consulting which connects with societies, publishers, and other content creators about challenges they face in creating and disseminating highly valued content. Prior to this, John held increasingly responsible positions at SLACK Incorporated, an international medical publisher, that included Senior Vice President and subsequently Chief Content Officer.

John has spoken at industry conferences and contributed to publications on a range of topics from alternative metrics to enterprise content management systems to avoiding common website mistakes. John has a B.S. in Library Science/Education from Kutzown University.

John is the host of the scholarly publishing video education channel, “Publishing Defined”. See for a complete list of videos dealing with issues in academic publishing.