Stephen has worked in electronic publishing for libraries for more than 20 years. Before co-founding Alexander Street in 2000, he worked for Gale, Proquest/Chadwyck-Healey, and SilverPlatter in a number of different roles. During that time he was responsible for the creation or development of more than 400 different products serving a wide range of libraries. He is a frequent speaker at conferences including The Charleston Conference, the American Association of University Presses, the Society of Scholarly Publishers, The Digital Library Federation, CLIR and others. Stephen has a B.A. from University College London and an M.B.A. from Boston University.
Chief Operating Officer
Andrea Eastman-Mullins is the Chief Operating Officer at Alexander Street. She has 20 years of experience publishing for learning and research. Working for Alexander Street, SIRS, Chadwyck-Healey, ProQuest, and the University of North Carolina, Andrea has held multiple roles in the development of more over 100 digital collections used in libraries worldwide. With a B.A. in philosophy and German from Hamilton College and an M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Michigan, Andrea proves you can study Nietzsche and still find a job.
SVP Editorial and Licensing
David has 14+ years’ experience in the e-learning and library products space. After founding Business Expert Press (BEP) in 2008, he served as president of BEP and sister publisher Momentum Press. Prior to this role, he served as editor-in-chief and member of the global business publishing committee at Pearson Education, where he managed a team of editors responsible for more than $80 million in annual sales.
At Alexander Street, David utilizes his skills in digital publishing to launch multimedia business resources with e-learning functionality. In his position, he pairs traditional business materials with previously undiscovered content to deliver exceptional digital-era teaching and learning products built to empower faculty and students in new ways.
David holds degrees from George Fox University and the University of Arizona, and has completed executive education certificates from the University of Chicago and City University. He serves on the Publisher’s Advisory Board for SIPX and writes a column for Against the Grain that explores blurring lines in content, services, and responsibilities within libraries and the companies that serve them.
General Manager, Asia-Pacific
Julie Stevens has a long and successful involvement in the electronic publishing industry. She began her career in Melbourne before moving to Sydney, then London. After returning to Australia she took on a management role with a major electronic publishing company, building the business from a small one-person operation to one of the most important players in the region. She then moved to Queensland to accept the challenge of launching Alexander Street in Australia and New Zealand, gradually extending this to a wide international presence around the globe. Rapid success has lead to a need for a regional focus and Julie currently oversees all the company’s growing business across Asia Pacific and the Middle East and is responsible for a highly qualified and motivated team, delivering local and global content across the region.