Round table coordinated by Salvatore Nascarella on the last developments and tools for the book discoverabilty.
Cigdem Aker is head of strategy and innovation at the German Publishers and Booksellers Association (Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.). With initiatives like the international CONTENTshift accelerator she pursues the aim to push the boundaries of publishing and to enable the book industry to adapt to the digital age. Prior to that she was working in different positions at German publishing houses like Holtzbrinck ePublishing, Zeitverlag, Wiley-VCH and the digital publishing specialist Bookwire.
Eric Briys is the founder of Cyberlibris, a French firm established in 2001. Cyberlibris is the pioneer of institutional subscription based digital libraries. Cyberlibris clients include business schools (www.scholarvox.com), universities (http://univ.scholarvox.com, http://international.scholarvox.com), corporations (www.business-vox.com), public libraries (www.bibliovox.com). Eric is a former investment banker and a former Professor of Economics and Finance. His latest book, entitled « D’or et d’airain: Penser, cliquer, agir » was published in 2017 by Les Belles Lettres.
Salvatore Nascarella is Founder of Ensfero. has almost 20 years of experience in publishing and training companies, with particular attention to digital penetration, online learning processes (e-learning, gamification, edutainment), and content curation. He shaped his editorial skills, adapting them to the world of professional education. Nascarella deals with instructional design and training management for large companies with the aim not only to create training courses, but to make them live. Nascarella is also an active collaborator of Renodo project and a participant in Readmagine meetings.