Publishing Industry Webinar: Best Practices for Modernizing your Rights & Royalty System
Hosted by The Book Industry Study Group (BISG)
Title: Best Practices for Modernizing your Rights & Royalty System
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 1:00 PM EDT (now available on demand)
On Demand Webinar: CLICK HERE
As publishers continue to transform their operations to go digital, improve transparency to authors, and ultimately introduce new business models for content delivery, licensing and compensation, the role of supporting technology becomes even more critical.
In this webinar we will provide best practices for how to implement a rights and royalty management system that will position your company for growth and streamline royalty operations. Key topics will include:
- Typical areas to address that drive instant efficiencies
- Common pitfalls that can get you into trouble during an implementation or modernization project
- Best Practices for how to test and certify your system before launch
Paul Gore, Senior Vice President and General Manager for Enterprise Systems at FADEL, is responsible for driving product direction and ensuring successful rights and royalty implementations for FADEL’s top tier clients, many of them leaders in their respective industries. Prior to joining the company, Paul was CIO at FADEL client Chronicle Books, and brings decades of publishing industry experience from Hachette Book Group and Time Warner Book Group. Additionally, with over 20 years as a technology executive including CTO at Hachette Book Group, Paul has significant expertise leading business transformation initiatives, implementing ERP systems and automating end-to-end rights and royalty management processes.
Vahe Hovhannisyan, Managing Principal Consultant at FADEL, has 10 years of experience in management and technology consulting primarily in the Media & Entertainment industry. Among his former and current clients are major Hollywood movie studios, entertainment conglomerates and merchandisers licensing their rights, and some of the world’s largest publishers. Vahe holds a degree in economics from Columbia University. He speaks 3 languages, has lived in 3 countries and both coasts of the US, and currently resides in New York City.