Jane Friedman to Keynote Publishing Business Virtual Conference
(Philadelphia, PA - September 30, 2009) -- Book Business magazine announces that special guest Jane Friedman, CEO, OpenRoad Integrated Media LLC and former CEO, HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, will be interviewed by Book Business Editor-in-Chief Noelle Skodzinski at the Publishing Business Virtual Conference & Expo, called Digital Content Day @ Your Desk, on October 29, 2009, at 10:30 am (EST).
About Jane Friedman
Friedman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, one of the world's leading English-language publishers and a subsidiary of News Corp., from November 1997 through June 2008. She oversaw HarperCollins book publishing including operations in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand and India, and initiated publishing relationships in China.
During her time at HarperCollins, Friedman led the company to a trend of rising revenues and record-breaking profits, as well as countless honors for fine publishing. Under Friedman's leadership, HarperCollins launched Publishing+, a way to organically grow the business and create a truly global publishing company. Friedman's decision to create a global digital warehouse, including digital files of its core backlist and future books, positioned the company as a leader in the industry and propelled HarperCollins into the 21st century of publishing.
About the Event
Digital Content Day @ Your Desk is a free, virtual event (attendees can access all sessions from their computers) that will explore how book publishers must adapt to succeed in today's multimedia publishing world. Topics of discussion will include:
* E-book Pricing Strategies
* Shifting Role of Publishers in a Digital World
* The Piracy Threat and DRM Strategies That Work
* Social Media Strategies That Sell Books
* How to Evolve to Remain Relevant and Profitable
... and more!
View the most-up-to-date agenda here.
In addition to the dynamic conference agenda, attendees can take advantage of this fully interactive event featuring live chats, social networking opportunities, downloadable resources and giveaways. Best of all, they can accomplish all of this and more for free ... and from the comfort of their own office.
The event also includes an exhibit hall fully staffed with world-class suppliers, including Worldcolor, Zmags and Book Business magazine, to name a few. Lightning Source is a sponsor.
Book publishing executives can register for this FREE event here.
For information on sponsoring/exhibiting click here.
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the New York Center for Independent Publishing (NYCIP) are supporting organizations of Digital Content Day @ Your Desk.
Produced by Book Business magazine, the Publishing Business Virtual Conference & Expo will be available on-demand for three months following the event.