Hugh McGuire

Hugh McGuire
Founder/CEO, PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik

Website | @hughmcguire

Hugh is the founder of PressBooks, an open source book publishing platform built on WordPress; founder of, a publisher of free volunteer-read public domain audiobooks; and the co-editor with Brian O’Leary of “Book: A Futurist Manifesto.”


General Metropolitan East
Hugh McGuire (PressBooks / LibriVox / Iambik ), Kirk Biglione (Oxford Media Works), John Maxwell (Simon Fraser University)
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Book production should be nimble, and digital-first. We'll examine ways to get there, starting with experiments using an adapted version of the WordPress blogging software to build an open source, webby book-production workflow systems, that output .epub, print-ready PDF, and In-Design-ready XML. Read more.
  • Ingram Content Group
  • Qualcomm
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Aptara
  • Bowker
  • Connotate
  • HP
  • Jouve North America
  • LibreDigital
  • Malloy
  • MarkLogic
  • Random House, Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Sterling Commerce
  • Baker & Taylor
  • The BookMasters Group
  • Constellation
  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Mashery
  • Silverchair
  • Wolfram
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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