Joe Wass

Joe Wass

Head of Software Development
Biography

Joe Wass is Head of Software Development, making sure we build and run the right software for our community. He spent his first five years in Crossref Labs getting to know our broad community, with a special focus on finding citations in new places on the web, keeping tabs on the evolving activies of scholars round the world. He is technical lead for Crossref Event Data, CrossMark and Distributed Usage Logging. He's presented at the past three Altmetrics Conferences and Workshops and contributed to the NISO Altmetrics Code of Conduct group which produced guidelines for producers of altmetrics data. He has collaborated closely with members of the Wikimedia community to improve the linking of articles in Wikipedia, and has an interest in finding article citations in unexpected places. Before Crossref, Joe worked an agency that built applications for ethical organisations with clients including Oxfam, WWF and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Topics
  • Crossref Event Data
  • altmetrics
  • Wikipedia
  • linked clinical trials
  • text and data mining
Twitter
@joewass