Bill Kasdorf

Bill Kasdorf
Vice President, Apex Content Solutions

Website | @BillKasdorf

Bill Kasdorf is General Editor of The Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing, a major print and online reference work published by Columbia University Press, and Vice President of Apex Content Solutions, a leading supplier of business services, data conversion, editorial, production, and support services to publishers and other organizations worldwide. With his colleagues at Apex and strategic partners, Bill provides comprehensive workflow and business process consulting that enables his clients to transform their content and processes through the use of best-of-breed technologies, services, and practices, resulting in faster throughput, better staff utilization, lower costs, and richer, more dynamic content. Past President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), Bill has led seminars and spoken widely for publishing industry organizations such as SSP, Seybold Seminars, O’Reilly Tools of Change (TOC), the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the National Information Standards Organization (NISO), the Association of American University Presses (AAUP), the International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers (STM), the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), and the Library of Congress.

Sessions

Workshop
Location: Broadway North (6th Floor)
Bill Kasdorf (Apex Content Solutions), Daniel Pitti (University of Virginia), Brad Inman (Vook), Peter B. Kaufman (Intelligent Television)
Average rating: **...
(2.12, 8 ratings)
Publishing isn't just about text and tiffs anymore. This tutorial will help you get a handle on the emerging standards and best practices for rich media: the file formats, metadata, and semantics that enable you to create intelligent images, audio, and video. The speakers will focus on significant, real-world projects in all areas that are paving the way to our rich media future. Read more.
General
Location: O'Neill (4th Floor)
Allison Belan (Duke University Press), Bill Kasdorf (Apex Content Solutions), Scott Lubeck (Book Industry Study Group), Maureen McMahon (Kaplan Publishing)
Average rating: ***..
(3.86, 7 ratings)
If change is constant, why does it take so long? Four panelists from across the publishing landscape share their experiences, successful and otherwise, driving change within their organizations. We explore the myths and truths of change, offer anecdotal guidance and useful tactics, and discuss our successes and fruitful failures. Attendees will see how to create change in their own organizations. Read more.
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • Copia
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • Adobe
  • Aptara
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Bowker
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • Google
  • HP
  • LibreDigital
  • MagMe
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • oXygen XML Editor
  • Chuckwalla
  • Foxit Software
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Jouve North America
  • Lulu
  • Marvell
  • Media Services Group
  • PubServ
  • Safari Books Online
  • Silverchair
  • Virtusales
  • Vitrium Systems
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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