Editor ISO 20626 & Principal Consultant, PQX Consulting
Dianne Kennedy has had a long career on the leading edge of technology innovations. Her career began as a writer/editor for the Doubleday Educational Publishing division. Later she went on to become an information technologist and participated in both the development of ISO 8897, SGML and in XML. In 2003, Kennedy joined Idealliance as the VP of Digital and Print Technologies. There she led efforts to develop numerous print technology standards including SWOP, GRACoL, and G7. Currently Kennedy serves as technology lead and Editor for ISO 12606 Graphic technology — File format for quality control data and metadata. She has just launched a new consultancy, www.pqxconsulting.com, to assist printers and brands to implement PQX, ISO’s new print quality reporting standard.