Mar 19, 2019
Sebastian Posth is a serial entrepreneur and consultant for the publishing industry, with a focus on digital publishing and innovation. His interests always feature the hot topics, currently including data analytics and blockchain technologies. Sebastian has been working for 15 years in a variety of roles to transform these new technologies into useful products, services or tools for the publishing industry, with the aim of supporting media companies to develop and implement a digital business model that suits their needs and helps them grow.
In this episode, we talk about his journey from studying philosophy and German Literature to publishing technology, including the crucial role that a photocopier played. Also, how digital sales and distribution are vital for the publishing business, how to convince publishers to adopt new technologies, and the balance between pursuing new stuff and maintaining your existing business.