As the pressure to invest in the future of content in its many forms becomes increasingly important, publishers are facing operating and capital investment decisions that are being influenced by the industry's fast changing environment. Publishers are looking to control costs and gain efficiencies in physical warehousing, print distribution and digital distribution. By strategically combining traditional print publishing with digital distribution and virtual inventory models, publishers can reshape their business and free up resources to invest in the future of content. In this session, learn first-hand about proven, single-source content models that are changing the face of the publishing industry.
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About the Presenters
Larry Brewster, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the Ingram Content Group, is responsible for strategic partnerships and planning for the company. Mr. Brewster is one of the founding executives of Lightning Source, an Ingram Content Group company, leading its initial startup, establishing and growing LSI's key partnerships, and overseeing its operations.
Mr. Brewster has a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. After graduation he spent 14 years with IBM where he held several executive positions including Business Unit Executive of marketing operations for IBM Tennessee, CFO for IBM Tennessee operations, and Marketing Manager. He was then founder and CEO of an entrepreneurial venture specializing in marketing consumer technology, financial, and communications products. Mr. Brewster is married with three daughters.
Mark Ouimet joined Ingram Publisher Services Inc. as Vice President of Client Acquisitions in 2007 and became Vice President and General Manager in June of 2009. He is located in the Ingram Publisher Services Inc. office in Berkeley, California.
Prior to joining Ingram, Mr. Ouimet served as the Associate Publisher and Director of Sales and Marketing at North Atlantic Books. He was the Executive Vice President of Marketing at Publishers Group West before North Atlantic Books.
Mr. Ouimet holds a bachelor of arts degree from Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada.