Anne Kostick

Anne Kostick
Partner, Foxpath IND

Website | @bklynanne

Anne has been a partner in Foxpath IND since 2000, specializing in the transition to and from traditional content publishing and online content management, development, and publishing. Her clients include trade book publishers; technology and financial services Web sites; and arts and cultural institutions. Most recently she was Vice President and Editor-in-Chief for Dulcinea Media, an online publisher, where, in addition to managing a large editorial staff, she oversaw web production, content SEO, business development and audience outreach.

Previously, she held senior positions in licensing, product development, acquisitions, and electronic publishing with major trade book publishers, creating top-selling book series, award-winning children’s books, and innovative print-digital crossover products.

Anne’s semimonthly column, Digital Reading, discusses user experience and related topics in e-books. Anne currently serves as president of Women’s Media Group, a 35-year-old industry organization, and the advisory boards of the Publishing Innovation Awards and BEA Conference 2012. She is the author of several books for children and a definitive collection of jokes.

Sessions

Make Soho Complex
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops.
Anne Kostick (Foxpath IND), Louis Rosenfeld (Rosenfeld Media, LLC), Victor Lombardi (Jesta Labs), Whitney Quesenbery (WQUsability)
Average rating: ****.
(4.14, 7 ratings)
UX is still news to most book publishers: a panel of UX pros will tackle both the well known and the hidden obstacles to true reader engagement in digital books. This is not a design seminar; it’s a mental model elevator, in what has long been a blind spot in book publishing. The session will include some unusual activities that engage everyone in solving UX problems in the digital-reading space. 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.

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com

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