On these pages you can find some information about me and a collection of some of the work I have done.
I am an Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki Finland. I have been researching the changing landscape towards openness in scholarly publishing by studying combinations of bibliometrics, web metrics, business models, science policy, and author behavior for over 10 years. I defended my PhD thesis on the subject of Open Access journal publishing in 2014.
In addition to teaching, supervision, and research I see societal impact as very important part of my work, thus I frequently give public talks and am involved in various national and international groups. I served as a member of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 expert group on Future of Scholarly Publishing and scholarly Communication which published its final report in February 2019. In recent years I have also been involved in preparing reports for the Harvard Library Office of Scholarly Communication, The Ministry of Education and Culture in Finland, the Association of Scholarly Publishers in Finland, and the Nordic Publications Committee for Humanities and Social Science Periodicals (NOP-HS).
Regarding my current societal engagements I am the chair of the Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing, a member of the steering group of the FinELib library consortium, a member of the member of the advisory board for intellectual property appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture. I am a panel member of the Finnish Publication Forum , which is a rating and classification system supporting the assessment of research outputs on a large scale. I am also deputy member of the steering group of the National Library of Finland.
At Hanken School of Economics I am currently the head of subject for Information Systems Science, a member of the board for Research and University Services, member of the Department Council for the Department of Management and Organisation, chair for the Research Ethics Committee, and deputy member of the Examination Board.
I am editor in chief of the journal Informaatiotutkimus, and a member of the editorial board of Helsinki University Press and the journals Publications . I am on the advisory board of the blog Elephant in the Lab.