9:00–10:00 / Ventana
Moderator / Laura Lee Mattingly Literary Agent, Present Perfect Dept.
Moderator / Kate Warne Managing Editor, University of California Press
Chalon Emmons Trailhead Managing Editor, Salesforce
Daniel Wikey Senior Marketing Manager at Ten Speed Press
Chris Sosa Loomis Senior Marketing Manager, University of California Press
Kate Woodrow Founder and Literary Agent, Present Perfect Dept.
The road to satisfaction and success in your publishing career is not necessarily a direct one. Join us for a conversation with publishing professionals whose career paths have taken twists and turns. Hear from professionals who have pivoted from production to marketing, editorial acquisitions to literary agency, and scholarly print publishing to online training systems. Learn how our panelists decided to switch departments, change their focus, grow new skills, and present themselves to the industry in a new light. Do not miss this opportunity to listen to your colleagues share their stories and inspirations for finding new and fulfilling ways forward.