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2011 SSP 33rd Annual Meeting, Westin Copley Place, Boston

Concurrent 4C: To Infinity and Beyond…..

Concurrent 4C: To Infinity and Beyond: Using Data to Create Next Generation eBooks


Laura Fleming
Laura Fleming has served the children of New Jersey as an educator for the past fourteen years, as both a media specialist and librarian. In recent years, she’s taken a professional interest in developments in new media and vanguard techniques in interactive and transmedia (multi-platform) storytelling. Laura’s blog, EdTech Insight, draws powerful connections between transmedia and education, and is rapidly earning the interest and respect of industry executives and thought leaders. Laura is now finding her focus as a consultant in the development and implementation of educational transmedia applications.
Rolf Janke
Rolf Janke, founder and Vice President/Publisher for Sage Reference, an imprint of Sage Publications, has been involved in academic publishing for over 30 years with experience in textbook and reference publishing. At Sage Reference, he is responsible for the strategic development and growth of the reference product line directed towards academic and public libraries. He has spoken at many conferences on the future of electronic reference and has been published in the Journal of Library Administration. Prior to Sage, Rolf was the Vice President and Publisher for ABC-CLIO and Editorial Director for Blackwell Publishers. He started his career in sales and editorial at Kent Publishing, a division of International Thomson.
Alex von Rosenberg

Alex von Rosenberg provides Consulting and Publishing Services to customers in the Education space. Most recently Alex was the Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Aplia. For the 4 years prior to that, Alex was Editor-in-Chief for Business & Economics at Thomson/Cengage. In 2000, Alex founded Atomic Dog Publishing which was sold to Thomson Learning in 2006. Alex and his company were recognized for their significant entrepreneurial accomplishments by various sources, including the State of Ohio (Trailblazer Award for Innovations in E-Commerce), Eduventures (100 Most Influential Education Companies and one of eight notable innovators), and by Ernst & Young as an Entrepreneur of the Year finalist. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Texas A&M and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Victor Curran
Victor Curran is the East Coast Account Executive of Precision Graphics, creating visual tools to educate, inform, and tell your story. He spoke on instructional design at the 2011 Publishing Business Conference, and he has been head of a K-12 creative team at DC Heath and head of an STM production department at Academic Press/Elsevier Science. He taught a book design course at Northeastern University, and he is a Board member and past president of Bookbuilders of Boston.