2011 SSP 33rd Annual Meeting, Westin Copley Place, Boston
Seminar 02 – Building Successful Mobile Apps: How to Scale?
Slowik began his publishing career at Macmillan serving as Controller at Ferdinand Roten Galleries He continued his career in finance as Controller at Whitney Communications until he joined Reed Elsevier as part of their acquisition of Interior Design magazine. There he ran the centralized departments of the New York offices of Reed and was on the acquisitions team that purchased RR Bowker, parent company of Publishers Weekly (PW), for Reed. At Reed he was publisher of PW from 1989-1993. He left Reed in order to serve as the first publisher of Out magazine, a launch, targeted to the LGBT market. Later, he started PressCorps which grew from a two-man consultancy to an $8 million dollar multi-media publishing concern having acquired The American Druggist from Hearst and Medical Tribune from Jobson.
Slowik has frequently involved himself in eleemosynary pursuits serving on the boards of Book Industry Study Group, The New York Theater Workshop (of Rent and Angels in America renown) and is Chair Emeritus of DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS).