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Virtual Holiday Book Launch: Publishing in the Digital Age

Friday, December 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Holiday Book Launch and MindShare Learning hosted a year-end Virtual Holiday Book Launch on Remo!

If you missed the event, you can view the recording here.
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Michael N. Ross, a leader in the publishing industry for many years, has published a new book, Publishing in the Digital Age: How Businesses Can Thrive in a Rapidly Changing Environment, a fresh look at how publishing has evolved in the 21st century. Michael analyzes what has worked, and what has not, and how businesses have thrived in an increasingly digital world.

Join us for a roundtable conversation with industry leaders and publishing executives who will share their memories and insights on the transformation of the publishing business over the past 30+ years. For the roundtable, Michael will be joined by Lisa Schmucki, Founder and CEO of; Robert Martellacci, Founder and President of MindShare Learning; Kathy Hurley of Kathy Hurley Consulting; Rachelle Cracchiolo, CEO of Teacher Created Materials; Dushyant Mehta, Director at Repro India; Steve Brown, CEO of Nelson; Neal Goff, President of Egremont Associates; and more.

The audience will be filled with many veteran publishing executives, so we look forward to having them join the conversation to share their memories and insights on the transformation of the publishing industry.

After the roundtable, we’ll enjoy a virtual holiday party, table-hopping on Remo with colleagues and friends to wish everyone happy holidays.

Many thanks to our sponsors who have helped us spread the word for this event: MCH Strategic Data, Advancing Global EDU, Innovations4Education, First Step Advisors, The Winter Group,, and C. Blohm & Associates.

michael rossAbout the Author

Michael N. Ross is the President and Founder of Ross & Associates LLC, an educational publishing and technology consultancy. Michael was SVP and Education GM at Encyclopedia Britannica, where he led the sales and marketing activities in North America and EMEA and ran the product development and technology teams. Previously, he was the EVP and Publisher of World Book and held executive positions at other publishing companies. He began his career as an editor for Time-Life Books.


Publishing in the Digital AgeAbout the Book

In his new book, Michael N. Ross, education industry veteran, discusses the most significant and recent developments in educational and trade publishing, educational technology, and marketing that have enabled a new generation of content creators to reach more consumers. Ross’s perspective from 35 years in publishing provides an indispensable overview of the industry, how it has evolved during the first quarter of the 21st century, and how publishers, content providers, and consumers can benefit today.


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Friday, December 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
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