Georgios Papadopoulos

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Georgios is Atypon's founder and CEO. Prior to founding Atypon he developed the software that enabled the Journal of Biological Chemistry to be the first scientific journal to be published on the Web. He also developed a sophisticated access control system for Rizzoli Publishing (now RCS Media Group).

A Fulbright Scholar, Georgios earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, and Master and Doctor degrees in Computer Science from New York University.

Jonathan Hevenstone

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Jonathan is responsible for setting and executing Atypon's market and sales strategy as well as managing the sales and business development team. He has over fifteen years of diverse experience in the publishing and publishing services industries, including seven years in a sales and business development leadership role managing relationships with the world's largest publishers and online retailers.

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and a Master of Arts degree in English Literature from New York University.

Gordon Tibbitts

Senior Vice President of Corporate Development

Gordon joined Atypon after serving as CEO of Berkeley Electronic Press. Before that he served as President of Blackwell Publishing (now Wiley-Blackwell) for seven years, transforming the company into the world's largest society publisher and spearheading the development of its digital publishing platform.

Gordon has also held leadership positions at Aster Publishing and the Thomson Corporation. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Oregon.

Hisham Shahtout

Vice President of Engineering

Hisham is Atypon's Vice President of Engineering and is responsible for all software development. Since rejoining Atypon in 2001, Hisham has helped the company to create the world's leading Software as a Service content delivery platform for publishers, which is now used to deliver more than 14 million journal articles.

Prior to joining Atypon, Hisham developed the first guaranteed message delivery system as Director of Engineering for Slam Dunk Networks. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.