Dawn Melley is Senior Director, Publishing Operations, for IEEE, where she provides strategic
leadership and general management oversight for IEEE’s publishing services program, including
content acquisition, review, and curation; indexing and digital asset management; editorial
processing, including copy editing and content transformation; and delivery of products in various
formats, digital as well as print. Dawn and the Publishing Operations management team work with
IEEE’s talented volunteers to develop strategic priorities for the organization and turn those priorities
into successfully implemented operational initiatives, ensuring operational excellence through
effective leadership of a team of publishing professionals.
During her 20+ years at IEEE, Dawn has held leadership positions within the Publications group,
most recently as Director, Periodicals Editorial Services, where she directed publishing services in
support of IEEE’s periodicals. Prior to joining IEEE, Dawn held editorial leadership positions with
Reed Elsevier and Thomson Reuters.