Todd Carpenter is Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), a non-profit industry trade association that fosters the development and maintenance of standards that facilitate the creation, persistent management, and effective interchange of information used in publishing, research, and learning. Throughout his career, Todd has served in a variety of roles with organizations that connected the publisher and library communities. Prior to joining NISO, Todd had been Director of Business Development with BioOne. He has also held management positions at The Johns Hopkins University Press, the Energy Intelligence Group and the Haworth Press. Todd is active on twitter @TAC_NISO and blogs regularly as a member of the Scholarly Kitchen. In addition to his work at NISO, Todd serves as Secretary of the ISO Technical Subcommittee on Identification & Description (ISO TC46/SC 9) and as a member of the Board of Directors on the Foundation for the Baltimore County Public Library, as well as several publication advisory boards.