Ian Small has over 10 years of leadership experience in the audiobook industry and is passionate about all things books and tech. He began his career with Simply Audiobooks, the market leader for online audiobook CD rental. Since then, he’s spent the past five years focusing his skills in strategy and analytics towards guiding the successful launch and growth of Audiobooks.com. A subscription-style audiobook service app, Audiobooks.com is currently accessible in 150 different countries and is the most widely available audiobook service in the connected car space. Ian lives with his wife and two sons near Toronto, where he is involved in the Young Presidents Organization and local economic development initiatives.
Canadian book consumers have made it clear that they want audiobooks, but are we ready to meet the demand? With a panel of industry experts and innovators, we’ll discuss current developments in the creation and distribution of audiobooks, alongside new consumer data on what listeners expect from us.