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Joe Wikert
Works at Olive Software
Attended Purdue University
Lives in Fishers, Indiana
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Here's why Amazon Underground is a model all publishers should investigate and embrace: bit.ly/1UhyY5Y
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I'm happy to announce that I've joined Silicon Valley Data Science as VP of Strategy. I'm excited as we build an all-star team of data scientists and data engineers to take on interesting and difficult problems. It's all abou...
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Congratulations, Joe. I'm glad you found a job  you can be passionate about.
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Last May I decided to stop buying Kindle ebooks. I had already amassed a nice Kindle library but I felt it was time to move on, particularly since B&N was about to release the industry's first eInk device with built-in...
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It's one of my favorite business books and I just had the pleasure of walking through it as a Broadway performance. OK, the Javits Center isn't on Broadway but it sure felt like I was surrounded by professional actors and...
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Publishing industry strategy and business development
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  • Olive Software
    Director of Strategy and Business Development, 2013 - present
  • O'Reilly Media
    General Manager & Publisher, 2008 - 2013
  • John Wiley & Sons
    VP & Executive Publisher, 1998 - 2008
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Fishers, Indiana
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Dayton, Ohio - Pittsburgh, PA
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I'm a technology guy who found his way into the publishing industry
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I'm director of strategy and business development at Olive Software.  Prior to joining Olive I was General Manager, Publisher, & Chair of the Tools of Change (TOC) conference at O'Reilly Media, Inc. I managed each of the editorial groups at O'Reilly as well as the Microsoft Press team and the retail sales organization.

Before joining O'Reilly I was Vice President and Executive Publisher at John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in their P/T division.

My wonderful wife Kelly and I have 3 great kids: Sarah, Craig and Hannah.

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  • Purdue University
    Industrial Management & C.S., 1979 - 1983
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