Liza Daly

Liza Daly
CTO, Safari

Website | @liza

Liza Daly is the CTO at Safari, where professionals go to learn the technology, business, and leadership skills they need to have a remarkable career. Liza came to Safari via an acquisition of her digital publishing companies and was given a mandate to build a modern engineering team to transform the business. She has been a software engineer, entrepreneur, and technical manager at both startups and larger organizations. She’s made her home and career in the Boston area and is active in the digital art and open source communities.


Location: Astor Ballroom Level:
Mark Jacobsen (O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures), Otis Chandler (, Liza Daly (Safari)
Startup Showcase gives groundbreaking publishing startups a chance to show their stuff to the world. Our team of investors, VCs, and industry analysts will select ten leading publishing startups from all the submissions we receive. These ten firms will present their technologies and tell their stories live at the Startup Showcase on February 13. Read more.
Location: Broadway Ballroom North Level:
Travis Alber (Publicis Lifebrands Medicus / Digitas Health), Christian Damke (Skoobe), Justo Hidalgo (24Symbols), Liza Daly (Safari)
Every six months or so a story breaks in the publishing media about the launch of a “Netflix of Books.” Shorthand for subscription, on-demand, digital books, it’s a concept that appears again and again in the media, but has been slow to gain traction. Why is this area of publishing not growing more quickly, and what companies are working in this area? Five panelists discuss their experiences. Read more.


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