Chuck Koscher joined Crossref in 2002. His primary responsibility has been the development and operation of Crossref’s core services and technical infrastructure. As a senior staff member, he also contributes to the definition of Crossref’s mission and the expansion of its services such as the launch of Funding Data (formerly known as FundRef). His role includes management of technical support and back-end business operations. Chuck and his team interface directly with members in dealing with issues affected by new or evolving industry practices such as those involving non-journal content like books, standards and databases. Chuck has been active within the industry having served 9 years on the NISO board of directors, and a participant in initiatives such as the NISO/NFAIS Best practice in Journal Publishing and NISO’s Supplemental Material Working Group. Prior to Crossref Chuck has over 20 years in software engineering experience primarily in the aerospace industry.
- metadata quality
- big data