Michael Wallis Joins EBSCO Publishing as Vice President of
Content Licensing and Strategic Partnerships
~ Michael Wallis Brings 21 Year of Experience to Information Resource Provider EBSCO Publishing in Ipswich
“Not many companies experience the kind of growth and success that EBSCO has over the past decade. It is a very exciting time to join this dynamic company as we are moving into new markets, creating new products and serving new customers. I’m thrilled to join the talented EBSCO team and believe we are very well positioned for incremental growth for the foreseeable future.”
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 9, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO), an information resources provider in Ipswich, Massachusetts, has announced that Michael Wallis has joined the company as Vice President of Content Licensing and Strategic Partnerships. Wallis joins EBSCO after a 21 year career at Fidelity Investments where he served six years as Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships.
Wallis says working for EBSCO is an opportunity to help a successful company achieve its next set of goals. “Not many companies experience the kind of growth and success that EBSCO has over the past decade. It is a very exciting time to join this dynamic company as we are moving into new markets, creating new products and serving new customers. I’m thrilled to join the talented EBSCO team and believe we are very well positioned for incremental growth for the foreseeable future.”
EBSCO Publishing President Tim Collins says adding Wallis to the EBSCO team is the right move at the right time. “We are moving ahead aggressively with our plans for both organic growth and growth through acquisition. Having someone with Mike’s experience will help us to accelerate our rate of progress and, ultimately, fully realize our potential.”
EBSCO, which supplies research information for libraries and other institutions around the world, employs more than 900 people at its Ipswich, Massachusetts headquarters with more than 1,350 total employees around the globe. EBSCO has been named a Boston Business Journal Pacesetter as one of the fastest growing companies in Massachusetts. The company was also named to the 2011 Information Week 500 as one of the Top 100 Most Innovative Business Technology Organizations. More information is available at www.ebscohost.com/careers.
About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCOPublishingis the producer of EBSCOhost®, the world’s premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and nearly 300,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCODiscovery Service™(EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: email@example.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.