Are you thinking of digital transformation at your organisation?  Keen to understand the type of challenges a scholarly publisher faces when pushing through this sort of culture change… and what it feels like to be on the inside? 

Join our co-founder Sam Herbert on Thursday 24 June 13:30 for a special panel discussion with Harriet Bell and Scott Williams at The Online London Book Fair. You’ll hear the digital journeys, harsh realities and lessons learned of two pioneering but very different scholarly publishing firms first hand. Harriet is Marketing Director at Yorkshire-based Emerald Publishing, which was named IPG’s Independent Publisher of the Year 2020 and Academic & Professional Publisher of the Year 2020. Scott Williams is VP Platform and Technology at De Gruyter, a 270 year old academic publisher based in Berlin, with a long heritage in books and journals.

During this session, you will get the inside track of what it’s like for leaders committed to bringing about digital change in a traditional business. Our conversation will be followed by a live Q&A session at 14:10, where the audience will have the chance to chat and pose questions to the panel directly. Join us! 

Sam Herbert said: “It is a real treat to be talking about digital transformation with two leaders in the field. Digital transformation is a hot topic in publishing and I think the audience can learn a great deal from Scott and Harriet.  We look forward to audience participation in the Q&A that follows and the chance to chat live too.”