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Leadership team

Our leadership team

The HighWire Press leadership team brings a blend of technology, academic and publishing experience.

  • Dan Filby, Chief Executive Officer

    Dan Filby

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dan has more than 20 years of experience leading global organizations from Fortune 500 brands to start-up companies that provide software and technology enabled services. In these roles, he has transformed businesses to achieve healthy growth by increasing innovation, achieving operational excellence and fostering a culture where customer experience is the number one priority.

  • John Sack, Founding Director, HighWire

    John Sack

    Founding Director

    John is the founding director and focuses on market assessment, client relations, technology innovation, and the kind of thought leadership and industry-forward thinking that has helped defined the Company's mission since 1995.

  • Todd McGee, Vice President of Research & Development

    Todd McGee

    Vice President of Research & Development

    Todd has over 20 years of experience contributing strategically to HighWire's technology innovation. He has responsibility for leading the worldwide research and development teams.

  • Oliver White, Director of Professional Services Engineering, HighWire

    Oliver White

    Director of Professional Services Engineering

    Before joining HighWire, Oliver was the Head of Web Development for Waterstones Booksellers. Oliver's remit at HighWire is to build great products and deliver wonderful user experiences for HighWire customers.

  • Ruth Hall

    Senior Director of Global Marketing

    Ruth has a background in digital publishing and large-scale platform development. Before HighWire, Ruth worked with another SaaS solution provider, in the identity verification space, and is focused on HighWire's marketing and communications, and customer experience.

  • Rob Smyth, Vice President of QA and System Operations

    Rob Smyth

    Vice President of QA and System Operations

    Rob Smyth is the Vice President of QA and System Operations. Based in Belfast, Rob has responsibillity for growing the QA and global systems operations teams.

  • Mike Compton, Chief Financial Officer

    Michael Compton

    Chief Financial Officer

    Michael leads our strategic financial operations and staff. He is a technology veteran, bringing 30+ years of executive leadership experience in support of rapid growth public and private businesses.  Michael is a licensed CPA and CGMA. 

  • Jim Longo

    Jim Longo

    Vice President, Product Leadership & Design

    Jim is a seasoned SaaS product and design leader who brings a deep understanding of technology, customer centric design and best practices to drive value and innovation to our customers.

  • Amy Mosher

    Amy Mosher

    Vice President, Human Resources

    Amy is accountable for HighWire’s global human resources strategy including organizational development, talent acquisition, strategic resource planning, employment law, performance management, employee relations, and compensation and benefits.

  • Colin Caveney

    Consultancy Director

    Colin leads the Strategic Business Consultancy team which works with publishers to advise how they can utilise HighWire products and services effectively through employing best practices and assessing analytics.

  • John Doherty, Vice President, Customer Success

    John Doherty

    Vice President, Customer Success

    John has over 15 years of experience building and leading dynamic, fast paced technical support and operations organisations globally and is accountable for the global customer success functions by directing the relationship management teams.

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