Angela D'Agostino

Angela D'Agostino
Vice President, Business Development, Proquest


Angela has been instrumental in transforming Bowker from a traditional print reference publisher to a provider of essential data and services for publishers, retailers, and libraries throughout the world, both through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Angela has a B.A. in English Literature from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame and an M.B.A. in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Bowker has been serving the book industry since 1872. Bowker’s Books In Print is the “Database of Record” for Barnes & Noble, Follett, and Sony among many others and is used by thousands of retailers, publishers and libraries worldwide.


Location: Broadway Ballroom North Level:
Moderated by:
Kristen McLean (Bookigee)
Mitchell Davis (BiblioLabs), Angela D'Agostino (Proquest), Jason Illian (Bookshout)
This panel will examine the hidden (and not so hidden) structural issues that can make or break a startup in the publishing space—everything from chaotic and expensive data, to mis-targeting customers, industry bias, rights issues, unimaginative gatekeepers, friction from entrenched interests and more—and how to thread the needle to get the best chance of success. Read more.


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