Frank Salliau has a master degree in electronics engineering but has mostly worked in software development. In the late 90's he became involved in development of web applications and e-learning. He has been working in the book profession since 2009, as e-Manager for the Flemish book federation organisation Boek.be. In this position he was involved in several ICT projects within the book profession, such as the development of the books-in-print database DANTE (Meta4Books) and Knooppunt, the distribution platform for digital educational content. In September 2014 he started working as senior researcher with iMinds/MMLab at the University of Ghent where he is involved in several publisher related projects, such as FREME, Publisher of the Future, Edutab and TISP.