September 8, 2009 · 12:30 PM
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Andrew Savikas will join us on September 8 for "Why Mobile Matters: Ebooks are important, but mobile publishing is the real opportunity for publishers."
Andrew is one of our favorite speakers -- always informative and inspiring.
Here's a bit about him:
Andrew Savikas is the VP of Digital Initiatives at O'Reilly Media, and is the Program Chair for O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing conference. He blogs at toc.oreilly.com, and is also a regular contributor to the O'Reilly Radar blog.
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. Andrew is an advisor to Safari Books Online, O'Reilly's joint venture with Pearson Technology Group. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Book Industry Study Group, 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.