Richard Padley

Richard Padley is the Chairman and founder of Semantico, an award-winning specialist software company supplying identity, access management and digital publishing solutions for publishers and information providers.

Richard is a keen thinker and an advocate of exploring and applying technology solutions to address issues in scholarly publishing.

Prior to founding Semantico in 1999, Richard worked for Macmillan, where he developed the first multi-volume online reference works, and built article workflow tracking systems and XML content management software.

Richard’s academic background is in computer science and he lives in Brighton.