Andrew Savikas

Andrew Savikas
CEO, Safari Books Online

Website | @andrewsavikas

Andrew Savikas is the interim CEO at Safari Books Online, and is the VP of Digital Initiatives at O’Reilly Media. He’s also the Program Co-Chair for O’Reilly’s Tools of Change for Publishing conference, and is a regular contributor to the O’Reilly Radar blog on digital publishing issues.

Andrew leads the digital publishing and ebook program and strategy for O’Reilly Media, including both print and digital production of all O’Reilly books. He sits on several boards, including Safari Books Online, the Book Industry Study Group and the International Digital Publishing Forum, and is on advisory boards for Bookshare and the University of Michigan Press.

Andrew holds a B.S. in Media Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston. He speaks frequently on digital publishing and ebooks, and is also the author of “Word Hacks: Tips & Tools for Taming your Text”.

Sessions

General Metropolitan East
Moderated by:
Abe Murray (Google, Inc. )
Panelists:
Bill Godfrey (Elsevier), Rich Rothstein (HarperCollins Publishers), Andrew Savikas (Safari Books Online)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 15 ratings)
If 2010 was the year of ebooks then 2011 is the year of e-reading. As reader preferences change and the number of people buying and reading ebooks grows rapidly, systems and interfaces must adapt. The very definition of “a book” is in flux. Hear from a panel of publisher CTOs as they share their thoughts on evolving ebooks technologies and what e-reading might look like in the future. Read more.
General New York West
Moderated by:
Andrew Savikas (Safari Books Online)
Panelists:
Jeremy Bornstein (Subutai Corporation), Matt Mitchell (MediaPass™), Richard Ziade (Arc90, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.29, 7 ratings)
From usage data to marketing techniques to the impact of the mobile web, you'll learn about subscription business models from the inside out. Read more.
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • codeMantra
  • COPIA
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Aptara
  • Bowker
  • Connotate
  • HP
  • Jouve North America
  • LibreDigital
  • Malloy
  • MarkLogic
  • Random House, Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Baker & Taylor
  • The BookMasters Group
  • Constellation
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Mashery
  • Silverchair
  • Wolfram
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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