Jesse Benjamin

Professor, Kennesaw State University
Roger van Zwanenberg

Chair Pluto Educational Trust, Pluto Educationsl Trust

Kush Westwood

Journals Coordinator, Pluto Journals

Bob Schatz

Director of North American Sales, Knowledge Unlatched

Matthew Ismail

Editor in Chief of the Charleston Briefings: Trending Topics for Information Professionals; Conference Director at the Charleston Conference, Charleston Conference; ATG Media

I work extensively with the Charleston Conference, both as editor in chief of the Charleston Briefings and as a Conference Director. I worked for 20 some years as an academic librarian specializing in collection development, including six year stints in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates and Cairo, Egypt.

I do regular podcasts for ATG The Podcast ( and contribute to conversations on scholarly communication, open access, technology in scholarly communication, startups, and library collection development.

I also teach meditation, especially yoga nidra and other forms of sitting meditation related to yoga. My website is