Alexandra (Alix) Vance, CEO of AIP Publishing, has spent more than 20 years driving growth for innovative academic, scholarly, and professional publishing organizations. Before joining AIP Publishing in 2020, Alix was CEO of GeoScienceWorld, a leading nonprofit publisher of books, journals, and data in the Earth Sciences and partner to nearly 30 publishing organizations. She has held executive and advisory roles in nonprofit, commercial, and startup organizations in publishing and technology services, including at SAGE and eBookLibrary. Alix serves as the current chair of the Board of Directors of CHORUS. Alix is passionately interested in product and service development to meet emerging customer needs and is equally committed to transforming organizational models and culture. Alix is a graduate of Wellesley College with a master’s degree in social work and post-graduate training in clinical psychotherapy.