Dr Anke Beck is CEO for IntechOpen, the open access book publisher. She joined IntechOpen in August 2018 and has been a vocal champion for open access books in the competitive OA marketplace. Her career in publishing began in 1994 as Editor in Chief of Mouton de Gruyter and in 2007 she joined the senior management team at De Gruyter. She was appointed Managing Director of the company in 2013.
Anke Beck studied Linguistics at the University of Regensburg and received a Masters in Languages and Linguistics and International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. She received her PhD in Linguistics from the University of Bielefeld.