Micah May
Director of Strategy, New York Public Library


Micah May, Director of Strategy for the New York Public Library –

Micah received his BA in Philosophy and Political Science from the University of Colorado (Magna Cum Laude) and his JD from Harvard Law School. He worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co for four year, were he helped found the McKinsey Center for the Advancement of Problem Solving, an internal think tank that developed innovative problem solving techniques and helped McKinsey teams implement them with clients. He is now the Director of Strategy at the New York Public Library. He leads the Library’s strategic planning work and it’s project management office and advises senior management on real time strategic decisions.


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Moderated by:
Peter Brantley (BookServer Project)
Andrew Albanese (Publishers Weekly), Tim Coates (Bilbary), Jeremy LeBard (ReadCloud), Micah May (New York Public Library), Julie Sandorf (Charles H. Revson Foundation )
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This panel moderated by Peter Brantley consists of five individuals working to foster or construct alternative business models for libraries in the digital age in concert with publishers. Come join us as we discuss the challenges of - and potential solutions to - affording equal access to content, while making financially feasible for publishers and writers. Read more.
  • Publishers Weekly
  • Ingram Content Group
  • codeMantra
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • SPi Global
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Blackboard
  • Bowker
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Innodata
  • Jouve North America
  • MarkLogic
  • Newgen KnowledgeWorks
  • Océ North America
  • Temis
  • Aptara
  • Atex
  • LibreDigital
  • Media Services Group
  • MarkLogic
  • Smashwords, Inc.

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Sharon Cordesse at scordesse@oreilly.com

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