Dan O’Brien

Dan O’Brien (he/him) is the Assistant Director of Publication Technologies at the American Chemical Society where he leads an international technology group that supports content publishing and business operations of ACS Publications Division.

During his tenure at ACS, Dan oversaw the transformation to XML-based publishing, followed by a fully automated journal page composition system, and an online proof editing service for use by ACS authors. 

Prior to his 19 years at ACS, Dan survived the tech boom and Y2K as a technologist at WorldCom/CompuServe where he supported network services billing and ordering systems. 

In his spare time, Dan enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and long walks with his better half and their dog.