Scott Galloway is a clinical professor at the NYU Stern School of Business, where he teaches brand strategy and digital marketing.
In 2012, Professor Galloway was named “One of the World’s 50 Best Business School Professors” by Poets & Quants. He is also the founder of Red Envelope and Prophet Brand Strategy. Galloway was elected to the World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow, and has served on the boards of directors of Eddie Bauer, The New York Times Company, Gateway Computer and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He received a B.A. from UCLA and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.
Professor Galloway is a presenter at the 2016 Digital Book World Conference + Expo, where he will discuss the impact that the “Four Horsemen”—Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google—are having on book publishing.
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DBW Interview with Mike Shatzkin, Conference Chair, Part 3 (DBW)
The Digital Book World Conference + Expo is right around the corner, taking place March 7th-9th in New York. And to find out more about some of the programming that’s scheduled, as well as some insight into the state of the book publishing industry, we sat down with Mike Shatzkin, CEO of The Idea Logical Company and Conference Council Chair of DBW, to get his thoughts.
Are Paid Book Reviews Worth It? (Jane Friedman)
Paying for professional book reviews remains a controversial topic that very few authors have practical, unbiased information about. In fact, it’s not even well-known in the author community that paid book reviews exist, and even less is known about the value of such reviews.
Startup of the Week: Publishizer (Futurebook)
Born in India and bred in Silicon Valley, the matchmaking service for authors and publishers has already earned 130 authors $464,000 in pre-orders, produced six Amazon #1 bestsellers and secured $100,000 funding in its quest to become “the world’s first true crowd-publishing platform.”
Publishing Should Be More About Culture Than Book Sales (Conversation)
It seems too obvious to point out that publishing is a cultural activity, not just a process for corporations to make money. That being said, we rarely talk or write about publishing without talking about money, about book sales. That’s because, even though contemporary publishing has seen the emergence of diverse independent publishers and the self-publishing boom, it is still dominated by multinational corporations. And corporations are all about the numbers.
The Future of Media Depends on Great Consumer Experiences (DCN)
With audiences widely dispersed among mobile and social apps—and, soon, virtual reality and augmented reality experiences—publishers that want to thrive must both follow consumers where they want to go and meet them on their own terms. These were a couple of the themes that emerged from the wide-ranging conversations at Digital Content Next’s annual members-only Summit 2016 in Miami.