Bill Kasdorf Awarded Industry Champion Award by BISG
Bill Kasdorf of Apex Content Solutions has been awarded BISG's The Industry Champion Award. Kasdorf was recognized for his work as Chair of the Content Structure Committee and his broader efforts to improve standards throughout the industry.
Kasdorf has been a valuable contributor to and supporter of Book Business magazine. In recent years, Kasdorf has penned such well-received articles as the "Digital Publishing: Are You Getting the Most Out of EPUB 3?" and the "The State of Ebooks 2014," continuing his work as an industry evangelist to the Book Business audience.
BISG announced the recipients of its 2014 Industry Awards today at its Annual Meeting of Members in New York City. Read the full press release below. Congratulations, Bill!
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BISG Industry Award Recipients in Four Categories Celebrate Those Driving a Thriving Industry
New York, NY (Sept. 19, 2014) BISG announced the recipients of its 2014 Industry Awards today at its Annual Meeting of Members in New York City.
Awards in four categories recognize the wide range of BISG and industry achievements that help smooth the processes that bring content to readers and help move a transforming industry forward.
The Most Valuable BISG Volunteer Award recognizes the recipient's commitment to solving industry challenges and finding new opportunities by working collaboratively with industry peers. It was presented to Kempton Mooney, Research and Analytics Director, Nielsen Book, for his work as the first Chair of the Thema Working Group of the BISG Subject Codes Committee leading the development of the BISAC 2013 to Thema 1.0 mapping, and for his work on the BISAC Subject Codes Committee. The shortlist included Jenny Bullough, Manager, Digital Assets at Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.; Patricia Payton, Senior Manager Publisher Relations & Content Development, Bowker; and Tzviya Siegman, Digital Book Standards & Capabilities Lead, Wiley.