Brian Crawford

Brian Crawford is the President of the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society, the world’s leading non-profit publisher in the field of chemistry and its allied sciences. Dr. Crawford holds general management responsibility for both the ACS peer-reviewed journals portfolio and the magazine publishing operations of the Society’s industry-leading news periodical, Chemical & Engineering News, including editorial, production, web innovation, and new product development staff based in ACS offices located in Washington, D.C. and Columbus, Ohio, as well as marketing and sales staff located throughout the US and abroad. Experienced in subscription journal, book, and new media publishing, Dr. Crawford has more than 25 years of experience in the STM information industry, with both not-for-profit professional society and commercial publishers. Brian previously served as President of the American Medical Publishers Association (AMPA) and as the Chair of the Executive Council of the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers (PSP/AAP); he currently represents the professional publishing community on the Board of Directors of the AAP, and is also an elected member of the Board of the STM Association.