Nathan Maharaj

Director of Merchandising, Rakuten Kobo

Nathan is the Senior Director of Merchandising for Kobo, where he manages a globe-spanning team of booksellers. Watch his talk from Tech Forum 2016 on the relationship between price and reader engagement:

Nathan's Sessions

Bionic Bookselling

There’s a false dichotomy that’s running rampant in tech circles: that algorithmic discovery and human curation are in tension against one another. It’s just not true. Let’s go beyond “customers who bought X also bought Y” and shape a journey of discovery responsively by having humans do the bookselling work of identifying great reading experiences, […]
Bookselling Tech Forum