Lisa Cuevas Shaw is a senior executive and educator with nearly 25 years of progressive leadership, strategy development, and operations experience across academic, educational, and professional publishing, digital products, and a range of professional services. Prior to joining the Center for Open Science (COS), she was Chief Operating Of ficer and Deputy Publisher with JMIR Publications, a leading open-access journal publisher, focusing on medicine, health, and technology. She also worked with SAGE Publishing for more than 20 years in senior leadership roles across SAGE’s academic Journals Division; Research Methods and Evaluation books program; College Division; and its subsidiary education company, Corwin.
Throughout her career, Cuevas Shaw has been committed to mission-driven organizations and initiatives that have an unwavering focus on growth, sustained impact, and equity in access to knowledge. Across the varied roles she has held, she has had the privilege and pleasure of building innovative products, tools, resources, and services as well as supporting the communities these products and services have served.
Cuevas Shaw earned a BA in English from UCLA and an MBA with emphasis on organizational behavior from California Lutheran University. She is completing her PhD at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology, with a focus on leadership and systems thinking applied to the open science movement. She also teaches courses covering current issues in management at Pepperdine University.