Amy Brand

Director of the MIT Press in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Feb. 22, 2017 Technology Review profile “Future-Proofing the MIT Press"

Amy Brand was named Director of the MIT Press in July 2015. Previously, she served as VP Academic and Research Relations and VP North America at Digital Science. From 2008 to 2013, Brand worked at Harvard University, first as Program Manager of the Office for Scholarly Communication and then as Assistant Provost for Faculty Appointments and Information. Before moving to Harvard, she held long-term positions as an Executive Editor at the MIT Press and as Director of Business and Product Development at CrossRef. Brand serves on the Boards of Directors of Creative Commons, Crossref, Duraspace, the Board on Research Data and Information of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, and, was a founding member of the ORCID Board. She holds a B.A. in linguistics from Barnard College and a PhD in cognitive science from MIT.

  • Work
    • The MIT Press
  • Education
    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology