David K. Ream, President
Mr. Ream is Leverage Technologies' chief consultant. He has a B.S.1971 in Engineering and an M.S.1975 in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University. Mr. Ream has been working since 1973 with publishers in the areas of typesetting design and production, batch composition services, database creation, editorial systems, and electronic publication design and production.
One of Mr. Ream's earliest assignments (in the mid-seventies) involved creating custom programs to sort legal indexes into locator order and then back into alpha order. Since then he has worked on many indexing, abstracting, and thesaurus projects and systems. Currently, indexing projects center around integrating Indexing Research's CINDEX into corporate and governmental publishing operations including web applications. LevTech also performs computer consulting and programming for editorial applications, batch composition services, electronic media publishing (CD, DVD, Web), and production services.
Mr. Ream has regularly presented at the annual and chapter meetings of the American Society of Indexers and published articles the Society's newsletter, Keywords. He has also presented at sister society meetings in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.