Roger Schonfeld at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020
On October 14, Roger Schonfeld will interview ResearchGate’s three founders and its present CEO during a masterclass at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020. See below for abstract:
In this MasterClass, Ijad Madisch, cofounder and CEO of ResearchGate, will be interviewed by Roger Schonfeld, Program Director of Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums for Ithaka S+R. The conversation will cover a broad range of topics around ResearchGate’s development to date and its current strategy; in particular ResearchGate’s new approach to working with scholarly publishers and how the platform can help them boost their visibility and create meaningful connections with researchers across the globe. As the company is ramping up to offer diverse solutions to publishers, Schonfeld and Madisch will look back at the long journey from ResearchGate’s early beginnings, through the first partnering with large academic publishers to date. This Masterclass is a look behind the scenes at one of the most interesting ventures in academic publishing through the eyes of the CEO accompanying the journey from the start.
ResearchGate is the professional network for researchers. Over 20 million researchers use researchgate.net to share and discover research, build their networks, and advance their careers. Based in Berlin, ResearchGate was founded in 2008. Its mission is to connect the world of science and make research open to all.
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