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November 16, 2017 | The Westin New York Grand Central | New York, NY

Advisors

Bob Sacks

President | The Precision Media Group

Bob Sacks (aka BoSacks) is a printing/publishing industry consultant and president of The Precision Media Group (BoSacks.com). He is also the co-founder of the research company Media-Ideas (Media-Ideas.net), and publisher and editor of a daily international e-newsletter, Heard on the Web. Sacks has held posts as director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager (paper), chief of operations, pressman, circulator and almost every other job this industry has to offer.

Brian O'Leary

Executive Director | Book Industry Study Group

Brian O’Leary is executive director of the Book Industry Study Group, a U.S.-based trade association that works to create a more informed, effective and efficient book industry supply chain. He oversees the work BISG does to disseminate information, create and implement standards, conduct research and grow membership from companies working throughout the supply chain. Before being named to this role in 2016, O'Leary was founder and principal of Magellan Media Consulting, which worked with magazine, book and association publishers to improve how they create, manage and distribute content.

Marco Boer

Vice President | IT Strategies

Marco Boer is recognized as a trusted consultant to the digital printing industry. He has a reputation for being able to put complex information and concepts into a context that is easily understood by his audience. With more than 22 years of experience in advising and guiding senior executives of Fortune 1000 and smaller innovative companies to successful business solutions in emerging digital printing markets, Mr. Boer has developed an extensive network of industry contacts in both the printing and investor community.

Paul Miller

Vice President & Deputy Director | American Catalog Mailers Association

Named Vice President & Deputy Director in January 2010, Miller came to the ACMA following a lengthy career of more than two decades following the catalog/multichannel/e-commerce/retail businesses. Reporting to ACMA president & executive director Hamilton Davison, Miller oversees marketing and communications, membership development, and organizes and oversees ACMA’s National Catalog Forum, while working with Davison on most of ACMA’s postal-related efforts.

Speakers

Adam Solomon

Chief Product Officer | PebblePost

Adam Solomon is Chief Product Officer at PebblePost. He oversees product strategy, development and execution as PebblePost rapidly expands into new verticals and markets. Adam joined PebblePost as vice president of product in 2016 and was promoted to CPO less than a year later. Prior to PebblePost, Adam was General Manager of Core Audience, the programmatic advertising and audience solutions business unit of Hearst; VP of Digital Ad Products & Solutions for Time Inc.; and VP of Digital Ad Products & Technology at Viacom Inc.

Denis Wilson

Editor in Chief | Book Business & Publishing Executive

Denis Wilson is editor-in-chief of Book Business and Publishing Executive. In this role, he analyzes and reports on the fundamental changes affecting the publishing industry and aims to serve content-driven businesses with practical and strategic insight. As a writer, Denis' work has been published by Fast Company, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and The New York Times.

Ellen Harvey

Senior Associate/Digital Editor | Book Business & Publishing Executive

Ellen Harvey is the senior associate/digital editor of Book Business and Publishing Executive. In this role she helps publishing and media leaders stay abreast of the latest trends and technologies impacting the industry and reports on strategies that can help media organizations navigate disruption. Ellen joined the Book Business and Publishing Executive team in August 2013 and provides original content and editing for the brands' websites, webinars, newsletters, and events.

Marco Boer

Vice President | IT Strategies

Marco Boer is recognized as a trusted consultant to the digital printing industry. He has a reputation for being able to put complex information and concepts into a context that is easily understood by his audience. With more than 22 years of experience in advising and guiding senior executives of Fortune 1000 and smaller innovative companies to successful business solutions in emerging digital printing markets, Mr. Boer has developed an extensive network of industry contacts in both the printing and investor community.

Mary McAveney

Executive Vice President, Marketing | Open Road Integrated Media

Matt Steinmetz

Publisher & Brand Director | msteinmetz@napco.com | Book Business & Publishing Executive

Matt Steinmetz is publisher and brand director of Book Business and Publishing Executive. In this role, he oversees all aspects of both brands including business development, editorial, audience development, and marketing. His focus is on ensuring that Book Business and Publishing Executive continue to help our audiences do their jobs more efficiently and more profitably, while also building profitable solutions for our advertisers and clients.