• Doug Kaplan Named as VP Global Alliances & Partnerships at Innovative Interfaces

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Emeryville, CA—Innovative announced today that Doug Kaplan has been named VP Global Alliances & Partnerships. Kaplan is a proven growth agent of media technology companies with extensive experience both in the US and Asian markets.

Major media companies have tapped Kaplan to lead and grow business in Asia such as LexisNexis, where he served as CEO of the Asia Pacific region, defining and launching more than 20 major products and services across 13 markets. He also served as President of the Asia Pacific region at RealNetworks, and has held senior-executive positions at NetGravity and Nikkei BP.

Kaplan has also been a Founder of multiple media technology companies, leading all aspects of the business including product definition and delivery. The companies include Denalii and Ringier Studios, which was his most recent venture before coming to Innovative.

“Doug has been a star performer in the Asian marketplace and the Silicon Valley, demonstrating a true command of B2B technology products and services,” says Christopher Le Blanc, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Innovative. “His many successes as a technology innovator and corporate leader will translate into an expanding roster of Innovative library partners within our global marketplace.”

A graduate of UC Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies and Economics, Kaplan is fluent in Japanese and has been an instructor at Fukui College in Japan.

“The Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review (AER) journal has announced the appointment of Dr Andrew Grace to the position of Deputy Editor – Arrhythmia Mechanisms / Basic Science.

Dr Grace serves as a Consultant Cardiologist at Papworth Hospital Cambridge and as Research Group Head in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge. Clinically he has a general electrophysiology practice focussing on catheter ablation techniques for atrial fibrillation and has overseen the development of one of the UK’s largest clinical practices for cardiac arrhythmia management…”