Former Simon & Schuster Executive & Ruckus Media Founder will Counsel Emerging Digital Publishing Company
(SAN FRANCISCO) INscribe Digital, a provider of global digital distribution, content conversion and optimization services to the publishing community via its ONE Digital platform, has announced that Rick Richter, a recognized leader in children’s intellectual property development, digital strategy and a seasoned publishing executive has joined the company’s Advisory Board. The announcement was made today by EVP & General Manager, Anne Kubek.
Richter was President and Publisher of the Simon & Schuster Children’s Division from 1996 – 2008, and he established the company as a consistently award-winning children’s and young adult publisher. During his tenure bestselling brands created under his direction included, among many others, OLIVIA (Nickelodeon, Spring ‘09) and THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES (Paramount, ‘08), HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU (New Line, ‘08) and YES MAN (Warner Bros ’08). In 1990, Rick co-founded Candlewick Press, a prestigious children’s publisher based in Boston and launched the now children’s classic, GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU.
Rick founded Ruckus Media Group in September 2010. Ruckus is a new mobile media family entertainment company, backed by San Francisco based venture firm Alsop Louie, and recently named in J. Walter Thompson’s 100 Things to Watch in 2011.
“As we continue to develop INscribe Digital, we value input from the publishing industry’s top experts in order to focus on the digital needs of publishers in today’s market “said Kubek. “We look forward to utilizing Rick’s tremendous experience and insight to grow our digital publishing and distribution business in the evolving book world.”
INscribe Digital has inked deals with all major eBook retailers and is delivering content worldwide for a number of independent publishing companies and authors via its ONE Digital platform.
About INscribe Digital
Parent company Isolation Network, Inc., INscribe Digital provides publishers large and small with an easy and transparent system to manage their digital business, via the ONE Digital platform. ONE Digital currently handles 22 unique asset types including all eBook, music and video product types, images, mobile personalization products, and more. INscribe Digital offers global digital distribution, conversion, optimization services and delivery to any eReading device, application and online store, while keeping control in the hands of the content owner.
For more information, visit www.INscribeDigital.com