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Prof. Darrell Gunter, Leader in Scholarly Publishing, Innovates the Industry with Blockchain Technologies

By Cheyenne Heckermann on Jul 13, 2021
Prof. Darrell W. Gunter is an experienced publishing executive, adjunct professor in the Stillman School of Business, USA, and is the president and CEO of Gunter Media Group, Inc. With the current rise in blockchain technologies, Prof. Gunter recently published Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI to share knowledge from many experts in business, publishing, libraries, and more to expand on the influence blockchain can have on these industries. His expertise in the information industry expands to startups, non-profits, and teaching as a professor at Seton Hall University, USA. Additionally, Prof. Gunter has a radio program called Leadership with Darrell W Gunter to inform listeners on best practices in leadership and share business tips that is available on his iTunes Podcast.
Prof. Gunter seeks to, as his book title describes, transform scholarly publishing with this research and clear common misconceptions about blockchain technologies. This has inspired him to encourage individuals in the scholarly community to fully understand and embrace blockchain technology, using his book as the catalyst. Prof. Gunter seeks to introduce innovative, efficient ways to this business through Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI as a key leader of the scholarly publishing industry.
Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI
Prof. Darrell Wayne Gunter (Gunter Media Group, USA)
©2020 | 336 pgs. | EISBN: 9781799855910
  • Insights from 20+ Institutions
  • Contributors with 30+ Years of Experience in Technology
    and Business
  • Covers Blockchain, Sustainable Business, & Privacy and Security
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What inspired you to write Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI?

Prof. Gunter: My interest in Blockchain technology began at a New York Times symposium on Finance and Technology when an audience member asked a question about Blockchain that stumped the panelists. My enthusiasm grew as I had opportunities to learn and share about its potential applications, eventually leading me to develop this book about Blockchain and AI.

What is your mission for Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI?

Prof. Gunter: My overarching goal as a participant in the scholarly publishing process is to help improve the quality and pace of scholarly research. It is my hope that Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI will encourage our industry leaders to challenge themselves and their organizations to invest the time and resources to determine how these new technologies can be utilized.

Many people know of blockchain in relation to cryptocurrency and its presence in mainstream media. How much more would you say blockchain influences?

Prof. Gunter: Blockchain and its distributed ledger system will bring transparency, clarity and trust to our marketplace.

What are some of the benefits of your research to its community?

Prof. Gunter: We have provided a very strong foundation of information on Blockchain and AI with references. The benefit is that the reader will have a firm understanding of the technologies and its capabilities.

Blockchain Technology for Global
Social Change
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology,
Fifth Edition
Multidisciplinary Functions of Blockchain Technology in AI and IoT Applications
Revolutionary Applications of Blockchain-Enabled Privacy and
Access Control
International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)
How is your publication different than others within your field?

Prof. Gunter: Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI is focused on the scholarly publishing industry and the examples are rich with ideas of actual developments.

What are some future directions for your research?

Prof. Gunter: We will continue to build on the established research and continue to pursue how the Blockchain and AI will continue to address the current status quo.

How have you seen your field evolve, and how does your publication continue the evolution?

Prof. Gunter: The scholarly publishing industry takes it time to evolve but as it does evolve it does so in a very orderly fashion. It is our hope that our publication will help move this evolution along.

What are other areas that your readership would find of interest?

Prof. Gunter: My readers are eager to learn more about the semantic web, the spatial web, semnatic search and
Intellectual Capital.

What has your experience been like publishing with IGI Global?

Prof. Gunter: Excellent!!

Prof. Gunter’s Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI is available in print and electronic format with free shipping on orders over US$ 395.* Additionally, it is featured in the IGI Global e-Book Collections (6,600+ eBooks). Recommend this title to your library and colleagues or acquire it today to continue to support his research and receive access to his highly cited title.

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