David Montgomery, Acting Chief Executive Officer
In September, 2015, David assumed the role of the company’s Acting CEO. He was previously Chief Technology Officer, where he was responsible for driving all aspects of the company’s IT strategy, including its vision, innovation and roadmap. In addition to defining the technical architecture and development of the company’s core products, David continues to manage their testing, rollout, and on-going support, working in close collaboration with the company’s customers to ensure that product strategy and development is aligned and with client requirements.
Prior to Publishing Technology, David was Managing Director of Software Operations at Inspired Thinking Group (ITG), a Tech Track 100 company, where he was responsible for overseeing software hosting, application management, software development and customer services. Prior to that, he held various senior positions, including Chief Innovation Officer, at software company Atex, 10 years as Director of Technology at 5 Fifteen and spent 9 years as Director of Technology at Anite plc (previously Autofile).
Alan Moug, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer of Publishing Technology, Alan is responsible for the financial well being and stability of the organization as well as communicating with the investor community.
Alan was previously Chief Financial Officer for VISTA International with jurisdiction over finance, human resources and administration. Prior to his move to VISTA, Alan held a number of senior positions within Intershop AG, a global provider of ecommerce software and solutions, including CFO of Intershop Communications Inc. in San Francisco, California. Alan has also been the Corporate Reporting Manager for ICI plc and the Finance & IT Manager for ICI Explosives Europe.
Alan began his career as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in Scotland after graduating from Glasgow University with a Bachelor of Accountancy degree.
G. Scott Winner, Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Scott Winner builds and drives the organization to deliver successfully across all areas of Professional Services, Research and Development, Customer Service and Service Delivery. Scott is responsible for overseeing and evolving how Publishing Technology creates and delivers new products, for deploying its innovations to customers and managing the overall operational execution, all with a strong metrics and analytics driven approach.
Prior to his role as COO, Scott was EVP, Global Projects for Publishing Technology, but has previously held roles managing product line P&L, driving product development efforts and building successful organizations to deliver. He has worked across several different industries, including educational publishing, manufacturing and financial services, and has held roles at Pearson Education, Amplify Learning, McGraw-Hill and the Fireman’s Fund insurance company.
Jane Tappuni, EVP, Business Development
As EVP of Business Development at Publishing Technology, Jane heads up new business development across the organization. With 17 years of experience in the industry, she is responsible for generating sales globally and working between sales and marketing departments to ensure synergy.
Prior to joining Publishing Technology Jane was ICUE’s Managing Director. ICUE is a successful mobile marketing company which serves the book publishing community.
Randy Petway, EVP, Global Product Strategy
As EVP, Global Product Strategy, Randy leads the strategic development of advance, pub2web and ingentaconnect to ensure the continued growth and market leadership for Publishing Technology’s enterprise and digital publishing solutions.
Prior to the merger between VISTA and Ingenta to form Publishing Technology, Randy held several management level positions at VISTA, with responsibility for professional services and product development. With more than 15 years of industry experience, he has had the pleasure of working with some of the world’s leading trade, academic, and educational publishers. Randy also spent nearly 10 years working in the financial industry.
Jay Teitelbaum, Managing Director, VISTA
Jay has been with Publishing Technology, and VISTA before it, since 1987. As Managing Director, Jay oversees all aspects of the business, including customer and professional service operations, sales, and VISTA product R&D. As a member of the executive team at Publishing Technology, Jay is responsible for the VISTA P&L, working directly with central finance, HR, and administrative functions. In this capacity, Jay manages an outstanding VISTA team that provides dedicated support and value added services to VISTA’s many established clients and their associated VISTA systems.
During his career at VISTA, Jay worked on numerous customer projects and managed the installation of fulfillment, warehouse management, and other related systems at over 25 major North American and international publishers. Prior to entering into his current role, Jay has served as Executive Vice President of Global Client Services, Chief Operating Officer, Development Group Director, Project Director, and Senior Software Consultant.
Gary Bowman, Product Engineering Director
As Product Engineering Director, Gary is responsible for the development of advance and the ingenta suite of platforms, and has worked on many of our largest and most complex projects to date. Currently overseeing implementations with clients like Egmont, Rosen Publishers and Turpin Distribution, Gary previously managed a number of successful deliveries of the VISTA system at HarperCollins, Cambridge University Press, Hachette (LBS/Bookpoint) and Marston Book Services.
Before joining Publishing Technology, Gary spent 11 years at Butterworth’s, a once legal, scientific, and medical publisher. He was also responsible for the initial development and support of the PubEasy e-commerce service.
Melissanne Scheld, Managing Director, PCG
As Managing Director of PCG, Melissanne leads the PCG team in building strong publisher relationships through our signature services of global sales representation, telemarketing, market research, customer service and strategic consulting. With an academic publishing background spanning two decades, Melissanne has worked through the print-to-digital transition and is experienced in developing sales strategies for a wide-range of scholarly products.
Before joining PCG, Melissanne worked in the New York offices of Cambridge University Press where she managed academic sales, publicity and various marketing functions. Previously she held positions at New York University Press and Columbia University Press and frequently speaks at industry events.