Since 1992, Inera has supplied sophisticated editorial and production solutions to the publishing marketplace. Inera develops and licenses the eXtyles family of Word-based editorial and XML solutions, which allow publishers to automate the most time-consuming aspects of document cleanup, formatting, and editing and to produce accurate XML with the click of a mouse. Publishers of scholarly journals and books, standards, and government documents rely on eXtyles to standardize content in Word and create high-quality XML to drive print, online, and ePub production.
Inera has a worldwide customer base and is widely recognized as an industry leader in XML and electronic publishing workflows.
Irina Golfman has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry. She has worked on structured document management projects since 1986. Ms. Golfman founded Inera in 1992. Under her guidance, Inera has successfully completed SGML- and XML-based projects for clients in the printing, publishing, manufacturing, computer, and financial services industries.
Before founding Inera, Ms. Golfman was Director of Commercial Product Development for Kurzweil Computer Products, a division of Xerox, where she managed the design and development of commercial OCR products for Windows, Macintosh, and Unix. Prior to this, Ms. Golfman held software development positions at Wang Laboratories, Linkware, Codex Corporation, and Prime Computer.
Bruce Rosenblum has more than 30 years of experience designing and implementing electronic publishing solutions. He heads up all software development activities at Inera, including the design and development of eXtyles. He also consults on the application of XML in publishing and the design of electronic production workflows. He co-authored the NLM journal and archive DTDs and developed the CrossRef Metadata Deposit Schema.
Elizabeth Blake joined Inera in 2002. Before joining Inera, Ms. Blake was a Manuscript Editor at the New England Journal of Medicine, as well as a member of NEJM’s Electronic Editing Task Force, which focused on the journal’s transition from a paper to an electronic workflow. Prior to this, she was a Copyeditor and then the Managing Editor of Neuron, the neuroscience journal published by Cell Press. During her time at Cell Press, Ms. Blake was one of the original beta testers of eXtyles.
Ms. Blake has spoken at the Council of Science Editors and has over 15 years of experience in publishing. With her extensive editorial and production expertise, she helps to ensure that eXtyles is customized and deployed to optimally meet each organization’s requirements.