Myer Kutz has headed his own firm, Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., since 1990. For the past several years, he has focused on developing engineering handbooks on a wide range of technical topics, including mechanical, materials, biomedical, transportation, environmentally conscious, food and measurements engineering, for Wiley, McGraw-Hill, and Elsevier. Earlier, his firm supplied consulting services to a large client roster, including Fortune 500 companies, scientific societies, and large and small publishers. The firm published two major multi-client studies, “The Changing Landscape for College Publishing” and “The Developing Worlds of Personalized Information.” Before starting his independent consultancy, Kutz held a number of positions at Wiley, including acquisitions editor, director of electronic publishing, and vice president for scientific and technical publishing. He holds engineering degrees from MIT and RPI, served in the US Army, and worked in the aerospace industry. In addition to his edited reference works, he is the author of eight books, including, most recently, “In the Grip,” a psychological mystery, and earlier “Temperature Control,” published by Wiley, “Rockefeller Power,” published by Simon and Schuster, and “Midtown North,” published under the name Mike Curtis. He is the editor of the PSP Bulletin and writes a column, The Scholarly Publishing Scene, for Against the Grain magazine.