Tony Alves

Tony Alves has worked in STM publishing since 1990 focusing on digital publishing, online learning products, and workflow management.

Tony is SVP of Product Management at HighWire Press leading a team of product managers and overseeing a suite of platform products addressing the scholarly publishing infrastructure. Tony is involved in promoting industry standardization, system-to-system communications protocols, and other industry-shared services.

Tony serves as co-chair of the Manuscript Exchange Common Approach NISO Standing Committee, which defines data and communication protocols for manuscript transfers. He also leads a working group for the International Association of STM Publishers addressing simultaneous and duplicate submissions.

Tony has organized and presented sessions on industry standards, such as ORCID, CRediT, Funder ID, organizational IDs, JATS, and BITS, as well as on interesting editorial services, such as similarity detection, artwork preflight, reference checking and linking, artificial intelligence for manuscript quality assurance, social media, and ethics.