Philip M. Parker
Founder, INSEAD & ICON Group International, Inc.

Philip Parker holds the INSEAD Chair Professorship of Management Science. He is also the founder of ICON Group International, Inc. which uses computer automation to author non-fiction titles distributed electronically and POD. The patented technology is language and format independent and has thus far created some 250,000 titles across various genres (business, health, and education) and formats (books, PC games, videos and mobile phone software). ICON Group is currently establishing a technology transfer initiative, under the name EdgeMaven Media.

Phil received his Ph.D. in Business Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and has taught at Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University, UC San Diego and UCLA. His patent and research in publishing were recently featured in BusinessWeek, Handelsblatt, the Guardian, and the Annals of Improbable Research, among others.


Tutorial Astor Ballroom
Kurt Beidler (, Lynn Terhune (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.), Roger Kasunic (McGraw Hill ), Thomas Keith (New Directions Publishing), Philip M. Parker (INSEAD & ICON Group International, Inc.)
Print-on-demand is emerging as an intriguing tool for publishers, providing new ways to think about your supply chain, your content, and your customers. This session will discuss how publishers have incorporated POD into their bottom-line strategies, and it will help you get your head around the questions you and your organization should ask if you want to pursue POD. Read more.

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