VP Director, Ebook Product Development & Innovation, Penguin Random House
Liisa McCloy-Kelley, VP Director Ebook Product Development & Innovation, is responsible for leading the charge as Penguin Random House works to create innovative new ebook products and drive new functionality for the ebook marketplace. She has been with the company for more than 25 years and co-leads a corporate team of 40 developers, designers, and producers dedicated to advancing ebooks in support of authors and their stories. Since 2000, she has worked on a variety of ebook standards with numerous organizations including the Book Industry Study Group, the International Digital Publishing Forum, and currently serves on the Steering Committee, Publishing Business Group, and Publishing Working Group for the Publishing@W3C activities within the World Wide Web Consortium. She has spoken at many industry conferences and has taught at the New York University Publishing Center and the Yale Publishing Course.
Laser Focus: Or, don’t get too distracted by that shiny object (or ebook feature)