Ed Pentz

Ed Pentz

Executive Director

Ed Pentz became Crossref's first Executive Director when the organization was founded in 2000 and manages all aspects of the organization to ensure that it fulfills its mission to make scholarly content easy to find, link, cite and assess. Ed is also Chair of the ORCID board of directors and Treasurer of the International DOI Foundation. Prior to joining Crossref, Ed held electronic publishing, editorial and sales positions at Harcourt Brace in the US and UK and managed the launch of Academic Press’ first online journal, the Journal of Molecular Biology, in 1995. Ed has a degree in English Literature from Princeton University and lives in Oxford, England.

  • Scholarly communications
  • Crossref tools and services
  • Not-for-profit governance

Last Updated: 2017 July 16