Joe Wikert

Joe Wikert
General Manager & Publisher, O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Website | @jwikert

Joe Wikert is a publishing executive with 20+ years of industry experience. He is General Manager & Publisher at O’Reilly Media, Inc., where he manages the sales and editorial groups. Joe also serves as co-chair for O’Reilly’s Tools of Change (TOC) conference. Prior to joining O’Reilly he was a Vice President and Executive Publisher in the Professional/Trade division of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and had management responsibility for the WROX and Sybex imprints. Joe regularly shares his publishing industry thoughts and outlook on
his Publishing 2020 blog. He is also the proud owner of an Amazon Kindle and blogs about that experience on his Kindleville blog.

Sessions

9:30am Thursday, 10/08/2009
Location: Online
Moderated by: Joe Wikert
Hugh McGuire (PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik ), Neelan Choksi (Lexcycle), Trip Adler (Scribd), Michael Tamblyn (Kobo), Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Is $9.99 the new "normal" for ebook pricing? Or is the sweet spot closer to $3.99, or $1.99, through the iTunes store? As the age of ebooks dawns, publishers are struggling to find pricing that works for their customers and their business models. It's a time of transition fraught with challenges and opportunities. Read more.