Scott KarpScott Karp, founder and CEO of Publish2 Inc.was the keynote speaker at this year’s Society for Scholarly Publishing Top Management Roundtable, held in Philadelphia on September 3-5, 2008

The Society for Scholarly Publishing Top Management Roundtable is an annual discussion for the thought leaders in scholarly communication. This year’s topic, “Constant Content and Autonomous Authors – The New Role of Publishers in the Era of Empowered Authors”, explored how publishers can maintain brand, audience, and revenue in a world where authors can independently leverage incredibly robust, stable, and effective publishing technology to reach the marketplace.

Scott Karp is the co-founder and CEO of Publish2, Inc. He is also Editor, Publisher, and the creator of Publishing 2.0, a blog about how technology is transforming media. Folio: magazine named Scott one of the 40 most influential people in publishing for 2007. Scott was previously the Director of Digital Strategy for Atlantic Media, publisher of The Atlantic, one of the oldest and most respected media brands in the world (2007 is The Atlantic’s 150th anniversary). Before joining Atlantic Media in 2001, he was with the D.C. strategic research firm, The Advisory Board, and prior to that, The Princeton Review.

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