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Michael Healy

Michael Healy

Executive Director, Book Industry Study Group

Michael Healy is Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG). Based in New York, BISG was formed thirty years ago with a mission to help develop a more informed, empowered and efficient book industry supply chain.

Michael has worked in the book industry since 1983. Before taking up his current role at BISG he was for seven years Editorial Director of Nielsen Book Services, one of the world's leading providers of information, transaction and market-measurement services to the book trade.

For a large part of his career Michael has been involved in the development and management of standards for the book industry, with particular focus on standards for product identification, metadata and electronic commerce. In 2002 he was appointed by ISO to chair the international committee responsible for revising the ISBN standard and until November 2006 he was Chairman of the International ISBN Agency.

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