PubTech Connect: New Speakers Added, Early-Bird Registration Ends This week

Otis Y. Chandler, cofounder and CEO of Goodreads, and Max Linsky, cofounder of Pineapple Street Media, the podcast company behind Missing Richard Simmons, have joined the lineup at PubTech Connect, the innovative conference presented by PW and the NYU SPS Center for Publishing, where technology and publishing intersect. The conference will be held in New York City on April 20. The discounted early-bird registration rate expires Friday! Visit for more info and tickets.

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