RosettaBooks To Address BookTech 2002
Plans are readied again this year for BookTech 2002 starting Feb. 11 and continuing through Feb. 13 at the Hilton New York Hotel & Towers. To weigh in on the evolving role of e-books, Leo Dwyer, COO of RosettaBooks, will appear on the panel: "Finding the Right Business Model for eBooks," on Monday, February 11 at 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Dwyer will share his unique experience of being at the helm of a company that was at the center of a landmark court decision. He will also be available for individual questions during a Q&A session on Tuesday, February 12, 2002, 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Dwyer has had extensive experience managing startup and high growth businesses. As project manager for New York Waterways, he was responsible for systems/operational design and start-up of an intermodal passenger ferry-bus system that has been cited as the best example of private sector mass transit initiatives in the U.S. As co-managing director of King Island Dairies P/L, a branded specialty consumer products company, Dwyer managed through four consecutive years of 40 percent compounding growth. Just prior to joining RosettaBooks, Dwyer was a strategic and financial consultant to Pacific Dunlop in relation to a large divestiture.
These days, at RosettaBooks, Dwyer is responsible for strategy, finance, developing content conversion and distribution systems, as well as establishing strategic alliances with hardware manufacturers, software developers and retail distribution channels. He is a graduate of Washington University, Harvard Business School and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
To see Dwyer and other leaders in the book publishing and manufacturing market, more than 3,500 book and electronic publishing professionals are expected to attend this February event. Conference Tracks Include: Strategists and Managers ; Small and Independent Publishers; Technology Focus: eBooks and ePublishing Technologies and Workflow Solutions