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Bill Kasdorf, firstname.lastname@example.org, is Principal of Kasdorf & Associates, LLC, a consultancy focusing on editorial and production workflows, XML/HTML/EPUB modeling, standards and best practices alignment, and accessibility. He is a founding partner of Publishing Technology Partners.
Bill is active in the W3C (as the W3C Global Publishing Evangelist and serving on the Publishing@W3C Steering Committee, EPUB 3 Working Group, Publishing Business Group, and Publishing Community Group) and co-chairs NISO’s Video & Audio Metadata Guidelines Working Group. He is Past President and an active member of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP). He is a member the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC), and the DAISY Consortium for accessibility.
Bill is the recipient of the SSP Distinguished Service Award, the BISG Industry Champion Award, and the IDEAlliance/ DEER Luminaire Award. He has written and spoken widely on publishing technology, workflows, and accessibility. He is general editor of The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing and co-editor of the BISG Guide to Accessible Publishing, and serves on the editorial board of Learned Publishing, having guest edited the January 2019 issue devoted to accessibility.
In his consulting practice, he has served large international publishers such as Pearson, Cengage, Wolters Kluwer, Kaplan, and Sage; scholarly presses and societies such as the New England Journal of Medicine, the National Academies Press, Harvard, MIT, Toronto, Taylor & Francis, Cambridge, IEEE, the American College of Physicians, and the Cochrane Library; and global publishing and library organizations such as the World Bank, the British Library, OCLC, ORCID, and the Publishing Office of the European Union.