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Publishing Industry Supply Chain Challenges and Opportunities
During most of 2020 and 2021, there have been significant issues with supply chains impacting many sectors of the wholesale and retail economy, including the publishing industry. How can publishers and the companies that work with them navigate persistent supply chain challenges, maximize opportunities during the crucial fourth quarter of 2021, and prepare their businesses for optimal success in the year ahead?

Jim Milliot, Vice President and Editorial Director of Publishers Weekly will moderate a discussion about these topics with Tyrrell Mahoney, President, Chronicle Books, Bill Smith, Director, Trade Publishing & Sales, The MIT Press, Kelly Gallagher, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Ingram Content Group, and Matt Baehr, Executive Director of Book Manufacturers' Institute (BMI).

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Oct 5, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Tyrrell Mahoney
President @Chronicle Books
Tyrrell Mahoney became president of Chronicle Books in January 2017. She had previously been vice president of Sales, Marketing & Business Development for Chronicle Books, a role she had held since 2007. Tyrrell first joined Chronicle Books in 1996, where she started as International Sales & Marketing Associate, and has also served the company as national accounts manager, trade sales director, and executive director of Sales. Prior to joining Chronicle Books, Tyrrell worked as the circulation manager at Mother Jones magazine and as an account executive at Epsilon Data Management, a division of American Express. Tyrrell is a graduate of Boston University with a BA in English. She is a long-time resident of San Francisco.
Bill Smith
Director, Trade Publishing and Sales @The MIT Press
Bill Smith is the Director for Trade Publishing and Sales, and in this role is responsible for trade acquisitions strategy and negotiation, business analysis, list planning, and sales management for one of the nation’s most recognized university presses. Bill joined The MIT Press in 2015 as Director of Business Development and over the course of his more than 20 year career in publishing, has been the Manager of Subsidiary Rights Operations for Oxford University Press, as well as served in Director level roles at Perseus Books Group.
Kelly Gallagher
Vice President of Content Acquisition @Ingram Content Group
Kelly joined as Vice President of Content Acquisition at Ingram in 2012 and manages publisher relations for North America, which includes Lightning Source print on demand and CoreSource digital asset management and distribution. Prior to joining Ingram, he worked six years at Bowker serving as VP of Publishing Services businesses. Kelly also served 10 years as a publisher and six years in association work. Kelly currently serves on two industry Boards, the Independent Book Publishers Association and the Book Industry Study Group board. He also is a board member for the NGO, Hope for a Thousand Hills, serving the country of Rwanda.
Matt Baehr
Executive Director @Book Manufacturers' Institute (BMI)
Matt Baehr is the Executive Director of the Book Manufacturers' Institute (BMI). He’s been the chief executive of the association since 2017. Matt has a long career in association management, primarily working with trade associations. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Catholic University in Washington, DC as well as graduate degrees from Ohio University in Athens, OH. He resides in Bradenton, FL where he enjoys soccer, cooking and spending time with his wife and 3 children.