Executive Directors

All Atlantis Press group companies have been incorporated as privately held limited liability companies managed by a one-tier management board. Please meet our executive team below.
Zeger Karssen

Zeger Karssen

Zeger Karssen is the founder of Atlantis Press and director of all Atlantis Press group companies. He holds degrees in both Philosophy and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam and since then has gained extensive experience in the fields of scientific research, publishing and internet technology. Earlier occupations include work as a Senior Researcher in Artificial Intelligence for the University of Amsterdam and for a private lab in Paris. Since 2000, he worked as a Publisher for industry-leading scientific publishing house Elsevier where he managed a portfolio of 15 internationally renowned journals in the field of Artificial Intelligence and launched four new journals as well as two major book series. Zeger founded Atlantis Press in 2006 and manages the company from its offices in Paris and Amsterdam. Within the company he acts as Publishing Director for all product portfolios as well as Publisher in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Besides this, Zeger also regularly works as advisor to the European Commission regarding scientific publishing and the creation of electronic content.

Remco de Boer

Remco de Boer

Remco de Boer is the CEO of Atlantis Press International B.V., the company's subsidiary which is focused on journals, publishing services and consultancy services. Prior to joining Atlantis Press, he built up more than 16 years of experience in various roles across the publishing, media, consulting and financial services industries and has spent 9 of those years working in Asia (Hong Kong & Indonesia) and the Middle East (Dubai). In academic publishing, he held positions at Elsevier/RELX as Editorial Office Manager for Health Sciences, Publisher for a portfolio in mathematics, Business Analyst for Science & Technology Books and most recently as Executive Publisher heading Elsevier's International Journals & Partnerschip Publishing division for Europe, Middle East & Africa. In between, he spent a number of years working in consulting as Senior Strategy & Management Consultant for different industries and as Chief Strategy Officer for IBG Consulting Group in Hong Kong. He also spent three years in banking as International Manager for HSBC and Regional Head of Product Management for HSBC's Payments & Cash Management division in Middle East & North Africa based in Dubai. Remco holds degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science (both Cum Laude - With Distinction) from the University of Amsterdam and is currently based in The Netherlands again.