Don Linn

Don Linn

Don Linn is President of Firebrand Associates, a management consulting firm focused on helping publishers and others navigate the transition from print to digital. Don has a background as an M&A investment banker on Wall Street, running a large agribusiness concern, and serving as Head of Corporate Development for one of the country's largest private companies. He was owner/CEO of Consortium Book Sales & Distribution and publisher at The Taunton Press. He is an investor and advisor to several start-ups in the publishing space. He holds an MBA at Harvard Business School and a BA from Vanderbilt University.

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.