For a diversified global publisher, assessed the strategic value of a proposed $2 billion acquisition in legal publishing, facilitating a transformative transaction.
For a not-for-profit membership organization supporting scholarly communication, assessed alternative strategies and potential alliance partners for providing a critical membership service
For a venture capital firm, provided support in merging two portfolio companies that produced content management software for publishers. Led the technical due diligence to review the two products, documented opportunities and concerns, and worked with the firm through a successful merger of the two companies. The resulting company had a successful exit three years … Continue reading CMS Software Company Merger Integration
For an investment consortium, advised on changing market conditions for American printing companies.
For a vendor of editorial workflow systems for freelance contributors, contributed to the company's go-to-market strategy by defining and prioritizing target market segments, and initiating strategic partnerships.
For a Fortune 50 information technology company, created a strategy for new business opportunities in the publishing market centered on next-generation editorial and content management systems. The strategy brought together the company's existing products, lab R&D technology, and professional services as well as acquisition opportunities. It targeted educational, news, trade book, and consumer magazine publishing, and envisioned … Continue reading Publishing Industry Strategy for Global IT Vendor