Joris van Rossum

Joris van Rossum has been working for 20 years in the academic publishing industry. As Director of Special Projects at Digital Science, Joris authored the report 'Blockchain for Research' (

He's currently leading the recently launched Blockchain for Peer Review initiative. In 2015 he co-founded Peerwith, a marketplace for researcher services.

Before that, Joris was Director of Publishing Innovation at Elsevier, where he focused on peer review innovation, article cascading, and author services.