Keynotes
Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey

Productivity Expert, Author, The Productivity Project

Bill Burnett

Bill Burnett

Executive Director of the Design Program, Stanford University

Data Guy

Data Guy

Data Analyst, Author Earnings

John Sargent

John Sargent

CEO, Macmillan

Jonathan Stolper

Jonathan Stolper

SVP, Global Managing Director - Nielsen Book

2017 DBW Speakers
Alexandra Alter

Alexandra Alter

Publishing Reporter, The New York Times

Molly Barton

Molly Barton

CoFounder, Serial Box Publishing

Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

Chief Operational Officer, Macmillan Learning

Regina Brooks

Regina Brooks

Lead Agent & President, Serendipity Literary Agency

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown

Director of Author Marketing, Goodreads

Frank Bunker

Frank Bunker

Vice President, Co-Founder, Silvon Software

David Burleigh

David Burleigh

Director of Marketing & Communication, OverDrive

Tara Catogge

Tara Catogge

Vice President, Sales Director at Quarto Publishing Group USA

Ginger Clark

Ginger Clark

Literary Agent, Curtis Brown

Michele Cobb

Michele Cobb

Executive Director, Audio Publishers Association

Paul Colarusso

Paul Colarusso

Associate Marketing Director, ABRAMS

Peter Costanzo

Peter Costanzo

Digital Publishing Specialist, The Associated Press

Dave Cramer

Dave Cramer

Senior Digital Publishing Technology Specialist, Hachette Book Group

Gareth Cuddy

Gareth Cuddy

Founder and CEO, Vearsa

Amanda D'Acierno

Amanda D'Acierno

Senior Vice President, Publisher, Penguin Random House Audio

Laura Dail

Laura Dail

Laura Dail Literary Agency, INC

Trish Daly

Trish Daly

Editor, Little, Brown and Company

Laura Dawson

Laura Dawson

Principal, Numerical Gurus LLC

Brian DeFiore

Brian DeFiore

Founder/Literary Agent, DeFiore and Company

Grant Deken

Grant Deken

Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Grapevine

Yona Deshommes

Yona Deshommes

Associate Director of Publicity, Atria Books

Katie Donelan

Katie Donelan

Director of Business Development, BookBub

Melissa Eagan

Melissa Eagan

Executive Producer, WNYC's "The Leonard Lopate Show"

Amy Einhorn

Amy Einhorn

Senior Vice President and Publisher, Flatiron Books

Kristin Fassler

Kristin Fassler

Vice President, Director of Marketing, Ballantine Bantam Bell

Laura Fazio

Laura Fazio

Editor, Little, Brown and Company

Steve Fisher

Steve Fisher

VP, Literary, Books & Publishing: Agency for the Performing Arts (APA)

Ron Formica

Ron Formica

Director of Acquisitions at Tantor Media

Christy Fletcher

Christy Fletcher

Founder, Fletcher & Company

Ellen Frankman

Ellen Frankman

Senior Producer, The Takeaway

Deb Futter

Deb Futter

Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Hardcovers, Grand Central Publishing

Kelly Gallagher

Kelly Gallagher

Vice President, Content Acquisition, Ingram Content Group

Ashleigh Gardner

Ashleigh Gardner

Head of Writer and Publisher Partnerships, Wattpad

Michael Gaudet

Michael Gaudet

Senior Production Director, Hachette Book Group

Ann Garvin

Ann Garvin

Author

Cliff Guren

Cliff Guren

Founder, Syntopical

Jim Hanas

Jim Hanas

Senior Director of Audience Development and Insight, HarperCollins Publishers

Shane Hegarty

Shane Hegarty

Head of Operations, Bonnier Zaffre

Jo Henry

Jo Henry

VP, Insight & Analytics, Nielsen Book Research

Peter Hildick-Smith

Peter Hildick-Smith

CEO, Codex Group

Ted Hill

Ted Hill

Founder and President, THA Consulting

Gareth Jarrett

Gareth Jarrett

Director of Book Publishing Services, Taylor & Francis Group

Marguerite Joly

Marguerite Joly

Head of New Business Initiatives, Ullstein Publishing

Tina Jordan

Tina Jordan

Senior Editor, Entertainment Weekly

Rick Joyce

Rick Joyce

Chief Marketing Officer, Perseus Book Group

Bill Kasdorf

Bill Kasdorf

VP and Principal Consultant of Apex Content Solutions

George Kerscher

George Kerscher

Chief Innovations Officer, Daisy Consortium

Mike King

Mike King

Founder and Managing Director, iPullRank

Jessica Ko

Jessica Ko

Sales Director, Penguin Random House 

Peter Kozodoy

Peter Kozodoy

Partner/Chief Strategy Officer, GEM Advertising

Maris Kreizman

Maris Kreizman

Judge & Editorial Director, Book of the Month Club

Charles LaPierre

Charles LaPierre

Technical Lead, DIAGRAM and Born Accessible

Ralph Lazaro

Ralph Lazaro

VP, Digital Products Group, Findaway

Erica Lazzaro

Erica Lazzaro

General Counsel and Director of Publisher Services, OverDrive

Doug Lessing

Doug Lessing

President, Firebrand Technologies

Jennifer Levesque

Jennifer Levesque

VP, Editorial Director, Rodale Books

Dan Lubart

Dan Lubart

Technology & Data Strategist and Founder, Iobyte Solutions

Scott Lubeck

Scott Lubeck

Executive Vice President / President, Executive Consulting Services, Bert Davis

Chris Lupo

Chris Lupo

Content Manager, Chernin Entertainment

Phil Madans

Phil Madans

Executive Director of Digital Publishing Technology, Hachette Book

Peter McCarthy

Peter McCarthy

Chief Product Officer at OptiQly

Scott Manning

Scott Manning

CEO, Scott Manning & Associates

Ron Martinez

Ron Martinez

 Invention Arts, Aerio

Joe Matthews

Joe Matthews

CEO, Independent Publishers Group

Mary McAveney

Mary McAveney

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Open Road Integrated Media

Tim McCall

Tim McCall

Director, Global Trade Sales, LSC Publishing Group

Liisa McCloy-Kelley

Liisa McCloy-Kelley

VP, Director eBook Development & Innovation, Random House

Thad McIlroy

Thad McIlroy

President, The Future of Publishing

Kristen McLean

Kristen McLean

Director of New Business Development,  Nielsen Book

Jim Milliot

Jim Milliot

Editorial Director, Publishers Weekly

Sarah Mlynowski

Sarah Mlynowski

New York Times, Bestselling Author

Kempton Mooney

Kempton Mooney

Research and Analytics, Nielsen Book

John Mutter

John Mutter

Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Shelf Awareness

Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson

VP, Executive Editor & Special Advisor to the Publisher, HarperCollins

Laura Nolan

Laura Nolan

Literary Agent, Aevitas Creative Management

Rick Pascocello

Rick Pascocello

Marketing Consultant, Literary Agent, Glass Literary Management

Mary Pender-Coplan

Mary Pender-Coplan

Agent, United Talent Agency

Carolyn Pittis

Carolyn Pittis

Managing Director, Welman Digital

Beni E Rachmanov

Beni E Rachmanov

Co Founder, iShook Inc.

Mary Rasenberger

Mary Rasenberger

Executive Director, Authors Guild

Michael Rohrs

Michael Rohrs

Senior Financial Analyst, HarperCollins Publisher

Bill Rosenblatt

Bill Rosenblatt

President, GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies

Nicole Russo

Nicole Russo

Director, Children’s Publicity and Marketing, ABRAMS

Susan Ruszala

Susan Ruszala

VP Sales, OptiQly

Robin Sanders

Robin Sanders

Planning Producer, CBS News Sunday Morning

Phil Sexton

Phil Sexton

Publisher, Writer's Digest

Lorraine Shanley

Lorraine Shanley

President, Market Partners International

Chris Sim

Chris Sim

Founder and CEO, Kadaxis

Greg Sitzman

Greg Sitzman

VP of Business Intelligence, F+W Media

Jessica Stockton Bagnulo

Jessica Stockton Bagnulo

Co-Owner, Greenlight Bookstore

Maurice Stucke

Maurice Stucke

Professor, University of Tennessee College of Law 

Venky Subramanian

Venky Subramanian

Vice President, International & Head of Global Digital Solutions, Vistaar Technologies, Inc.

Gregg Sullivan

Gregg Sullivan

CEO, Sullivan and Partners

Greg Suprock

Greg Suprock

Head of Solutions Architecture, Apex CoVantage

Steve Tager

Steve Tager

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, ABRAMS

Joshua Tallent

Joshua Tallent

Director of Outreach and Education, Firebrand Technologies

Oren J. Teicher

Oren J. Teicher

Chief Executive Officer, American Booksellers Association

Julie Trelstad

Julie Trelstad

Director of Digital Rights, Writers House

Marcus Woodburn

Marcus Woodburn

Vice President, Digital Products at Ingram Content Group



DBW Indie Author Speakers
Porter Anderson

Porter Anderson

Co-Owner The Hot Sheet, Editor-in-Chief Publishing Perspectives

Data Guy

Data Guy

Data Analyst, Author Earnings

Judith Curr

Judith Curr

President & Publisher, Atria Books Division of Simon & Schuster

Jon Fine

Jon Fine

Publishing Consultant, formerly Amazon Director of Author and Publisher Relations

Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman

Co-Owner The Hot Sheet, Columnist Publishers Weekly

Kelly Gallagher

Kelly Gallagher

Vice President, Content Acquisition, Ingram Content Group

Ashleigh Gardner

Ashleigh Gardner

Head of Writer and Publisher Partnerships, Wattpad

Dana Kaye

Dana Kaye

Owner/Publicist

Margaret Harrison

Margaret Harrison

Director, Product Metadata at Ingram Content Group

Mark Lefebvre

Mark Lefebvre

Director Self-Publishing & Author Relations, Kobo Inc.

Peter McCarthy

Peter McCarthy

Chief Product Officer at OptiQly

Richard Nash

Richard Nash

Serial Entrepreneur, Digital Media Consultant, Start-up Advisor

L. Penelope

L. Penelope

 Author

Mary Rasenberger

Mary Rasenberger

Executive Director, Authors Guild

Orna Ross

Orna Ross

Founding Director, Alliance of Independent Authors, and Author

Steven Spatz

Steven Spatz

President, BookBaby.com

Jay Swanson

Jay Swanson

Author/Blogger