Oct 27, 2020
This year has shown once again how technology is vital to the making of books - and that our needs can change in a heartbeat, but also that people are always at the heart of what we do. Join our panel to discuss questions like:
The panel discussion was streamed on YouTube, followed by a live Q&A on Twitter under the event hashtag #TalkingThroughMyHat.
Anna (she/her) runs StrategicContent, a writing, training and strategy consultancy, where she collaborates with a diverse range of clients to scope, develop and deliver print, digital and in-gallery experiences. Formerly course leader for the Kingston University MA Publishing, Anna now teaches at City University, London and the University of the Arts London.
Chandi is CEO at publishing automation business Typefi, and has over two decades of publishing and media technology experience. He has acted as a technology consultant to corporations and government agencies around the world, and is a frequent conference speaker in the areas of content management, publishing, media, XML, structured content and digital rights management. He is a board member of a number of industry bodies and has degrees in Engineering and Computer Science.
With Australia's second wave or lock down due to end towards the end of October, this is the longest Chandi has spent in once place without travel since the mid 90s!
Nick (he/him) is Publisher Relations and Content Lead for UK and NZ at Kobo and, before that, was Digital Innovation Director at HarperCollins. He is an experienced Digital & Marketing leader for products, digital transformation and marketing campaigns within the media industry, trade publishing and information services.
John (he/him) is a recovering editor and Founder and CEO at We Are Futureproofs, a cloud platform that enables book teams to proofread on-screen effectively for the first time. Futureproofs arose from his frustration with the tools and workflows that were available to his team, a frustration that led to innovation! John wears a hat and spends time on Twitter as @John_Pettigrew.
This session is one of a series of three during this year's virtual Frankfurt Book Fair.