SIIA Board of Directors

Kerry Baker-Relf
Head of Global Exchange and Core Partners, Refinitiv

Mark Bohannon
VP, Corporate Affairs & Global Public Policy, Red Hat, Inc.

Steve Dickey
Managing Director, OPRA, Cboe Global Markets

Steven Emmert
Senior Director, Government & Industry Affairs, RELX Group

Kate Friedrich
Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Thomson Reuters

Meg Hargreaves
Chief Operating Officer, Industry Dive

After nearly 10 years at CQ Roll Call, including the sale and transition of CQ Roll Call from The Economist Group to FiscalNote in August 2018, Meg Hargreaves launched her own consultancy practice, Rush River Media. In March 2020, Meg joined the leadership team at fast-growing media company Industry Dive as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the publishing and media space, Meg has worked for some of the largest B2B information companies in the industry. Meg is also the current Chair of the SIIA Board of Directors and a past President of the SIPA Board of Directors. As Chief Operating Officer / SVP at CQ Roll Call, Washington’s most respected, non-partisan media company, Meg oversaw a wide range of business operations in support of the company’s news, legislative tracking and advocacy SaaS businesses. She also served on The Economist Group’s Charitable Trust, Global Real Estate and 401(k) Committees (Chair). Prior to CQ Roll Call, Meg was President & Publisher of Pike & Fischer and VP & Publisher of BNA Subsidiaries, LLC, both now part of the Bloomberg Information Group. Prior to her 6 years at BNA/Bloomberg, Meg was V.P. of Publishing & Content Development for global competitive intelligence aggregator MarketResearch.com, where she led editorial, product development, marketing and sales. Prior to MarketResearch.com, Meg developed political, legislative and regulatory products and services for LexisNexis (RELLX). She started her career on K Street in the Government Affairs office of McGraw-Hill. Meg is a graduate of the University of Scranton and lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her partner, Michael Keegan and their dog, Boo Radley.

Jace Johnson
Vice President, Global Government Relations and Public Policy, Adobe Systems, Inc.

Chuck Melley
SVP, Global Government Relations & Sustainability, Pearson

Kevin Novak
CEO and Founder, 2040 Digital

Kevin, a 5 time International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) Webby Award winner, is a digital and innovation expert and seasoned executive with over 18 years experience helping organizations transform in the new digital global world. He is currently CEO and Founder of 2040 Digital providing digital, marketing and business strategy consulting to B2B and B2C Publishers, Non-Profits and Associations. Before his recent endeavor, Kevin was the Vice President of New Business Development and Digital Strategies for the American Institute of Architects, Kevin was directly responsible AIA’s new business development strategy, partnerships and product development focused on maximizing existing revenue streams and developing new revenue sources. He was also directly responsible for the AIA’s digital strategy emulated and realized through the web, mobile and apps to serve the Architect membership, the Built Community and the greater public. He is the former Chair of the W3C Electronic Government workgroup, Chair of the National Research Council/National Academies Panel on Communicating and Disseminating Engineering and Scientific Data for the National Science Foundation, and chair of the Internet in Developing Countries Task Force under the MOBI Foundation. Kevin is currently serving on the Connectiv Board of Directors and is a former member of the Board of the Specialized Information Publishers Association.

Nathan Olson
SVP, Digital Platform Group Operations, McGraw-Hill Education

Nathan Olson was named SVP, Digital Platform Group (DPG) Operations in July 2020. In this role Nathan leads the execution of McGraw Hill’s vision and strategy for the digital products and platforms within the company’s School, Higher Education and International businesses. Nathan oversees all aspects of DPG, including digital product development, product-related technology, product integration, operations, and research and development. Nathan joined The McGraw-Hill Companies in 2005 and has subsequently held positions within each of McGraw Hill’s School, International and Higher Education businesses, most recently focused on McGraw Hill’s portfolio of customer facing technologies and supporting the company’s ongoing transition from print to digital. Over the last ten years, Nathan has played a critical role in five technology acquisitions and in 2013 helped form the Digital Platform Group. Prior to joining McGraw Hill, Nathan was at Pearson Education for eight years. Nathan has a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and received his MBA from Duke University.

Marcy Pike
Senior Vice President, Market Data, Fidelity Investments

Marcy Pike is Senior Vice President, Market Data within Enterprise Infrastructure, a division of Fidelity Investments. Fidelity is a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing and other financial products and services

Ms. Pike is responsible for the management and delivery of real time market data, real time news, and history and analytics content, including the underlying architecture and infrastructure, to Fidelity business units leveraging this content for internal consumption and external delivery to Fidelity retail and institutional customers. The EI Market Data team also delivers advisory services including the management of enterprise forums focused on firm level market data expense management, inventory management, information management and vendor management.

Prior to joining Fidelity in 2009, Ms. Pike was an Associate Partner at Wellington Management Company, LLP where she implemented and managed the Investment Information Services function delivering market data and research services globally. She also managed the IT global transformation program. Ms. Pike has also managed market data at Harvard Management Company, managed the institutional pricing team at the Boston Company/Mellon Bank and began her career in various roles at Interactive Data Corporation.

Ms. Pike received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Philosophy from Simmons College.

Brandon Pinette
Director, Public Affairs, Cengage Learning

Johanna Shelton
Senior Policy Counsel, Google, Inc.

Johanna Mikes Shelton leads Google’s public policy engagement with the White House and the U.S. Executive Branch, overseeing a team working with the federal government on core Internet policy and cutting edge technology regulatory matters. As an early member of Google’s Washington team, Shelton has played a key role in nearly every policy issue the company has faced since 2007, including competition, intellectual property, privacy, censorship, broadband, artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and drones. She also leads the team working strategically with third-party stakeholders including technology policy organizations, think tanks, civil/human rights organizations, and consumer groups.

Shelton previously held leadership positions at the intersection of technology and government -- serving as senior counsel for telecommunications and the Internet for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce under Chairman John Dingell, counseling Representative Rick Boucher on telecommunications and intellectual property, advising Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein on cable and broadcast matters, and handling FCC Common Carrier Bureau antitrust reviews and rulemakings. Shelton was an attorney for Latham & Watkins in Washington DC and clerked for the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Shelton received her J.D. magna cum laude and a B.S. in Business Administration summa cum laude from Georgetown University. She has two children and lives outside Washington DC.

Sallianne Taylor
Global Manager, Market Structure & Strategic Relationships, Bloomberg L.P.

Trip Wadleigh
Senior Relationship Manager, North America, TRG Screen

Brad Weltman
Director, Privacy Policy Engagement, Facebook, Inc.

Brad has extensive experience representing companies and trade associations before the United States Congress, federal regulatory agencies, and state legislatures on a multitude of issues that include privacy, mobile, advertising, intellectual property and First Amendment issues. Prior to joining Facebook, Brad served as Vice President of Public Policy for the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), where he served as the trade association’s chief lobbyist in Washington. Brad previously served as Vice President of Government Affairs for MPA - The Association of Magazine Media where he focused on both federal and state lobbying. Brad started his career in Washington on Capitol Hill, where he worked in the U.S. Senate as a senior advisor to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and fellow on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. Brad received his Master of Public Policy and B.A. from the University of Michigan and lives in Maryland with his wife and two sons.