March 23, 2011 · 12:15 PM
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As part of Publishing Point's on-going CEO interview series, I am thrilled to announce that Carolyn Reidy, the President & CEO of Simon & Schuster, will be our next guest CEO. Michael Healy, the Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry (under the Google Book Settlement) will be interviewing Carolyn.
Many thanks to our friends over at Bowker Identifier Services for sponsoring this Publishing Point event.
In case you're not familiar with Carolyn, here's her bio:
Carolyn Reidy became President and CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc. in January 2008, and has worked at the company since 1992. During her tenure Simon & Schuster has published many acclaimed works, including books by Pulitzer Prize winners Doris Kearns Goodwin, Frank McCourt and David McCullough; world figures, newsmakers and journalists including Glenn Beck, Jimmy Carter, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Bob Woodward; bestselling novelists Mary Higgins Clark, Vince Flynn, Stephen King and Jodi Picoult; and practical advice from authorities including Drs. Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz, Bob Greene, and Rhonda Byrne's world wide multi-million copy bestseller THE SECRET. Under her leadership, Simon & Schuster has taken an industry leading position in bringing its works to consumers using new digital formats and distribution capabilities. In 2007 she was named one of “The 50 Women to Watch,” by the Wall Street Journal, and is a recipient of the Matrix Award from the New York Women in Communications. Ms. Reidy serves on the board of Association of American Publishers, Literacy Partners, and the National Book Foundation. She is a graduate of Middlebury College, and holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in English from Indiana University.