Ana Vela

Ana Vela
Standards and Process Implementation Manager, National Geographic Learning


Ana L. Vela is the Standards and Process Implementation Manager for National Geographic Learning, and has been in educational publishing for 10 years. Ana is a national award-winning graphic designer, and later transitioned to publishing technology and process improvement. Ana has a B.A. in Advertising, with a minor in Communication Design from Texas State University-San Marcos (San Marcos, TX). As the Standards and Process Implementation Manager, her responsibilities include researching new publishing technologies and implementing them in to the product development process.

Ana is starting a new blog as a resource for publishers learning new publishing technology and real-world application for product development –


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National Geographic Learning recognized that publishing technology is becoming more affordable, and they had the flexibility to be more experimental in developing new print-to-digital publishing models to stay at pace with new technology. In this case study, learn about the workflows they developed, change in staff skill set, adjusting pricing models, and their new approach at developing content. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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