Peter Meirs

Peter Meirs
Vice President, Production Technologies, Time Inc.

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Peter Meirs is the Vice President of Production Technologies for Time Inc. and an affiliate of the MIT Media Lab.

Peter’s role is to oversee technologies and information systems that support the production and distribution of Time Inc. magazines. These groups include the Time Inc. digital archive group (E-MaG), the Digital Development Group, the OMS Print group (magazine planning), Time Inc. paper and production information systems (TimeXchange) and production systems development. Peter is also a founding member of the PRISM XML standard working group and he co-leads efforts on the emerging nextPub XML specification. Since joining Time Inc. in 1992, Peter has overseen its digital advertising and transmission systems, directed TIME Magazine Editorial Operations and managed Time Inc.’s conversion to a fully digital production workflow. Peter is a frequent speaker at industry events on the subject of digital publishing technologies.

Sessions

Make, Manage Astor Ballroom
Dianne Kennedy (IDEAlliance), Peter Meirs (Time Inc.), John Dougherty (Hearst Corporation)
2011 was the year of the tablet. For magazines this signaled an exciting new era of innovative publications. In this publisher panel, you will learn about the challenges of magazine tablet publishing and the new, nextPub Specification that builds on PRISM, EPUB 3, and HTML5 to streamline content distribution to the rapidly evolving device environment. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • COPIA
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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