Joe Wikert

Joe Wikert

General Manager & Publisher, Chair of Tools of Change (TOC) at O'Reilly Media, Inc.

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Fishers, Indiana

Joe Wikert is General Manager & Publisher as well as Chair of Tools of Change (TOC) at O'Reilly Media, Inc., where he manages the sales and editorial groups. He's the author of the Publishing 2020 blog where he's provided industry insights since 2005. Prior to joining O'Reilly Joe was Vice President and Executive Publisher at John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in their P/T division. He and his wonderful wife Kelly have 3 great kids: Sarah, Craig and Hannah.

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The making of a "minimum awesome product"

October 05 2011

In this podcast, Evan Doll, the co-founder of Flipboard sat down with Joe Wikert to discuss Flipboard's focus on design and social integration. read more

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Webcast: Why the Ebook Subscription Model Might Be Right for Your Content
April 26, 2013
The ebook revenue stream has much more potential beyond simply selling standalone titles to customers. If you're not already featuring your content in an ebook subscription program you need to.

Webcast: Digital Pricing Strategies & Lessons Learned
July 31, 2012
Logos Bible Software is one of the pioneers in digital content and pricing. Their CEO, Bob Pritchett, will share the approach Logos uses to manage e-pricing across their list.

Webcast: My eContent Wish List
December 16, 2010
Despite the recent surge in ebook sales we're still very much in the early stages of this new platform. In this webcast Joe Wikert of O'Reilly will talk about the current state of the econtent world and present more than 10 different improvements and...

Webcast: O'Reilly TOC Debate: Amazon vs. Apple
September 15, 2011
What began as a disagreement between colleagues has blossomed into the most fun you can have fighting at work: the TOC Debates. Our first debate, Amazon vs. Apple, features Joe Wikert and Kassia Krozser.

Webcast: Agency vs. Wholesale Model: Which One Is Best?
June 28, 2012
The wholesale reseller model is still widely used but Apple and others have helped popularize the agency alternative. There are pros and cons to both and it's important to understand the differences.