Leadership team

The HighWire team includes skilled technologists, accomplished academics and publishing industry experts. We work closely with key stakeholder groups, standards organizations, committees and associations to identify, develop and implement best practices in workflow and dissemination.

  • Rahul Arora, Chairman & CEO

    Rahul Arora is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at MPS Ltd. As CEO, he manages and grows MPS' current operations in India and the United States while overseeing strategic leadership of HighWire and engaging with our client base.

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    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 define the Company’s mission since 1995.

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    Tony Alves, SVP Product Management

    Tony has over 30 years of experience in scholarly communications, including 20 years in Product Management. Tony leads HighWire’s product team and has full responsibility for advancing HighWire’s product portfolio and directing future innovation.

  • J Doherty

    John Doherty, SVP Transformation

    John has over 15 years of experience building and leading dynamic, fast-paced technical support and operations organizations globally, and is accountable for the change and transformation process following MPS' acquisition of HighWire.

  • Alison McGonagle-O'Connell, Senior Director of Marketing

    Alison has nearly 20 years of experience in publishing, including 10 years marketing scholarly communications workflow tools. Alison leads HighWire Marketing and is responsible for continually growing and supporting our community.

  • Matt Pedersen, VP Growth

    Matt is a seasoned relationship management leader with over 15 years in publishing and a wealth of experience in managing and mentoring global strategic accounts teams.

  • Amit Pal Singh, SVP Platform Operations

    Amit has over 19 years of experience in transforming and managing tech businesses. In his position at HighWire, Amit leads the Platforms Operations Hub across the US, UK, and India that powers the HighWire Suite.