Alessandro Pierno is Journals Manager for the Firenze University Press (FUP) at University of Florence and Associate Editor for the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
Acting as the main point of contact for editors and as an overseer for all aspects of the production and development for more than 40 FUP Press’s journals, Alessandro’s extensive publishing career combines experience in corporate and  academic with responsability for the operations, sales, marketing, dissemination, printing of books and journals.
He obtained his PhD in Science of the Text. Edition, Analysis, Interpretation, Communication from the University of Siena.  His research focus is on the history and evolution of publishing industry.

He is married to his lovely wife Sara and Samuele’s proud dad. He loves his bicycle, go camping and, obviously, Pearl Jam