Jean-Gabriel Bankier (known as JG) has been with bepress for more than a decade, serving as President and CEO since January 2010. During this time, he has led bepress into a period of extraordinary growth and the expansion of its flagship service: Digital Commons. JG is an active contributor to the scholarly communications community. He co-authored a report on institutional repository software requisitioned, peer-reviewed and published by UNESCO. JG served as a member of the SHARE technical working group representing the interests of a community of institutional respository managers 500 strong and counting.