Silverchair Appoints Hannah Heckner as Vice President, Product

NISO Member News

Charlottesville, VA. |. August 2, 2022

Silverchair is pleased to announce the promotion of Hannah Heckner to Vice President, Product, as it continues to invest in its Product function.

As Vice President, Product, Heckner will oversee the strategic development of the core Silverchair Platform as well as Silverchair’s new digital meeting content and medical education product extensions. Heckner will continue to be responsible for the core Silverchair Platform development plan, the Silverchair community's publisher working groups, as well as Silverchair’s industry partnerships. Her role is instrumental in making sure Silverchair continues to meet the needs of its growing community of independent, association, and society publishers.

Heckner joined Silverchair in 2020, was awarded the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s (SSP) Emerging Leader award in 2019, and was recently elected to SSP’s board of director for a three-year term.  Heckner previously worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Science Magazine, the American Psychological Association, and Taylor & Francis.

“I am incredibly proud of Hannah’s achievements, both at Silverchair and within the scholarly publishing industry,” said Will Schweitzer, Silverchair’s Chief Product and Customer Success Officer. “Hannah has done an incredible job managing Silverchair’s product function and I know she’ll maintain Silverchair’s strong client focus, outstanding product vision, and community ethos as she steps into this important leadership role.”