Jouve will present three customer cases in which our set of next-generation services are helping to transform the publishing industry. First, we will show how we are helping Apple, Barnes & Noble and many other customers and retailers get huge numbers of titles onto the iBooks platforms and Nook, and how we are helping publishers take advantage of Apple’s new, simple online conversion services offering. Next, we will present the composition services and technologies that have helped our customers develop new products faster while saving costs and developing new revenue streams. Finally, we will present a new strategy for full service in the education market, including providing project management, art, design, and tools for creation of born-digital products.
This session is sponsored by Jouve
Jonathan Hevenstone is President of Jouve North America (JNA), a subsidiary of the French-based Jouve Group. Mr. Hevenstone has led JNA’s growth into the leading provider of eBook conversion services for major trade publishers, including HarperCollins, Penguin, John Wiley & Sons, Perseus, Harlequin, and many others, as well as for all of the major eBook retailers in the US, including Apple and Barnes&Noble.com. Taking advantage of technologies developed by Jouve and its partners, JNA has rapidly developed into a next-generation end-to-end supplier to the publishing industry, with solutions and services running from full-service and authoring platforms to composition, production, management, conversion, and delivery of multimedia content.
Mr. Hevenstone’s current role includes development and implementation of market and business development strategy, development of new product and service offerings, and management of JNA’s professional services and customer service organizations.
Steve Paxhia is the President of Beacon Digital Strategies. He assists publishing technology companies in turning their newest ideas into profitable businesses and helps publishers assess their strategy and current performance in a cross media publishing environment and then helping to accelerate their growth. In the past ten years, Steve has worked with more than 30 companies by helping refine their strategic plans. Before joining Beacon digital Strategies, Steve spent 20 years in managemnet positions at Macmillan and Houghton Mifflin, served as CEO of Inso Corporation, founded several successful consulting practices and served as Chairman of Rovia – A start-up that developed secure fully featured e-books for the college market. Steve has considerable experience with custom publishing, licensing of intellectual property, electronic publishing work flow and technology, and EDI. He was the founder of the publishing industry’s Pubnet e-commerce and information system.
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