Alex Powell provides consulting, project management and technology services in the publishing arena. He studied Biochemistry at Bristol University, and gained an MSc in Knowledge-Based Systems at Sussex University (1994) and a PhD in Philosophy of Science at Exeter University (2009).
He has held a variety of technology-related positions at Elsevier Science, Oxford University Press and BioMed Central. As a Deputy Deliverer of the Vote at the UK House of Commons he developed several business-critical document production systems, and once upon a time he developed text indexing and search applications for Windows.
His digital publishing interests include content management, information retrieval and semantic technologies.
Philosophically, he leans towards a kind of panpsychism.
Alex can reached at epistemicsystems AT gmail DOT com.