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About Jean-Gabriel Bankier

Jean-Gabriel Bankier (known as JG) has been with bepress for more than a decade. He has held the role of bepress' President and CEO since January 2010 during which time he has led bepress into a period of extraordinary growth and the expansion of its flagship service: Digital Commons. JG is an active contributor to the scholarly communications community. He co-authored a report on institutional repository software requisitioned, peer-reviewed and published by UNSECO. His views on the future of scholarly publishing were recently captured in a blog interview by open access pundit Richard Poynder. JG presents regularly at universities and scholarly conferences including Charleston Conference and CNI. JG served as a member of the SHARE technical working group representing the interests of a community of IR managers 300 strong and counting. Previously, he was a member of the Society of Scholarly Publishing program committee.


Present President and CEO, bepress

Contact Information

2809 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, Ca


Interviews (4)

This collection include interviews in video and print form. In the majority of cases I'm also the interviewee rather than the interviewer.

Published by UNESCO (1)

Institutional Repositories (11)

Library as Publisher (3)

Best Practices (5)