James Lichtenberg

James Lichtenberg
Correspondent, Publishing Research Quarterly

As president of Lightspeed, LLC, a management consulting practice in New York City, Jim Lichtenberg provides strategic counsel to clients in the fields of publishing, and information technology. A primary focus is the transformation of publishing due to the impact of new information technologies. He contributes regularly on these issues to Publishers Weekly, Publishing Research Quarterly, Publishing Trends and other journals, and is a frequent speaker at industry events sponsored by organizations such as The Frankfurt Book Fair, the Book Industry Study Group, and the American Library Association. From 2003-2006, he was a professor of Information Technology in the Executive Masters of Technology program at Polytechnic University in Manhattan.


Digital Strategy, General Broadway North
James Lichtenberg (Publishing Research Quarterly)
Following the economy in general, book publishing in the digital age will be a "service" rather than a "commodity" business. The new science of "service innovation" shows the way. Read more.

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