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Ron Snyder

ITHAKA / JSTOR
Director of Research and Development, JSTOR Labs
ron.snyder@ithaka.org
Ron is the Director of Research & Development with the JSTOR Labs team and has been with ITHAKA/JSTOR for 10 years. In his time with ITHAKA he has held positions in system operations, engineering, and research. Prior to his current role on the Labs team he was the Director of ITHAKA's Advanced Technology group. He was responsible for the technical architecture and management of many of the projects undertaken by the AT group and has a particular interest in information extraction and content discovery. Projects of note include the development of JSTOR’s Data for Research platform providing web-based discovery and analysis tools to the academic research community and the development of ITHAKA’s first data warehouse and analytics platform for mining the many billions of usage events logged by the JSTOR system since its inception. Ron has nearly 30 years of experience in both technical and leadership roles with technology organizations, including significant hands-on work in building mission critical systems for the aerospace industry with companies including General Dynamics, General Electric, and McDonnell Douglas.