Seybold Seminars, Publications & Consulting Names Industry Veteran Drew Miller as New GM
Press release from the issuing company
Seybold Chicago 2005 SAN FRANCISCO--May 26, 2005-- Seybold Seminars, produced by MediaLive International, Inc., today named industry veteran Andrew "Drew" Miller as General Manager of the Seybold event series and publications, which includes Seybold Chicago, Seybold New York, Seybold San Francisco and The Seybold Report. In his role as GM, Miller will direct both editorial and conference content teams, maintaining the high standards that the Seybold community has come to expect.
Miller has over 15 years of direct responsibility in and strategic coordination with sales, marketing, business development, financial analysis and project management functions. Prior to joining the paper unit of then-Miller Freeman Publishing Inc. in 1994, Miller worked for the world's largest newsprint producer, Abitibi-Price Inc., as marketing manager for commercial roundwood printing grades. Miller also held a variety of sales, editorial and management positions for Paperloop, Inc., the leading paper industry information service provider. Miller has successfully managed all phases of several major trade industry products including prominent annual management conferences, industry competitive analysis and financial reports, and topical monthly newsletters for Paperloop's Print and Internet Division.
"Seybold Seminars is highly respected in the publishing industry for offering high-quality, cutting-edge educational sessions featuring top speakers on a wide variety of technical and operational topics," said Eric Faurot, Senior Vice President, MediaLive Technology Media Group. "Drew Miller's background will complement Seybold's mission of providing educational programs and tools unmatched elsewhere in the industry, allowing professionals to face new roles and tools associated with process workflow and content management systems."
Seybold Seminars is expanding its publishing industry influence in 2005 by producing a series of focused conference-only events that will be driven by advances in new technology and the evolving industry into workflow and content management. The Seybold event series will push the adoption of these technologies into the mainstream and show real world examples of enterprises that have succeeded and the challenges and returns they've encountered along the way. Conference dates set for 2005 include: Chicago, September 11-14; New York, October 31-November 2; and San Francisco, November 29-December 2. More information on these events is available at www.seybold365.com.
WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.com, PrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow.