Yes, Content Is Still King

John Tayman (Byliner)
Location: Broadway Ballroom Level:
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Hailed as “One of the 10 Most Innovative Media Companies in the World” (Fast Company), start-up publisher Byliner is putting a whole new spin on the development and delivery of content. Weaving together the new (e-books, subscription models, social media, publisher partnerships, discoverability, print on demand . . . ) with the traditional (a passion for finding, curating and delivering unforgettable stories), Byliner has found success with more than two dozen bestsellers, including the first e-short to reach #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. John Tayman, founder and CEO, will share the company’s philosophy on publishing and innovation and how they are driving reach and availability of content in all formats while focusing on acquiring new format content and the very best storytelling.

This keynote is sponsored by Ingram Content Group

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John Tayman


John Tayman is Founder and CEO of Byliner, the leading publisher in the fastest-growing segment of ebooks. Byliner’s authors include Amy Tan, Jon Krakauer, Nick Hornby, Richard Russo, Margaret Atwood, and others. Prior to Byliner, Tayman founded, edited, or contributed to many award-winning publications, including Outside, Time, Men’s Health, The New York Times Magazine, Rocky Mountain Magazine, and GQ. His bestselling nonfiction book “The Colony” was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.


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