• Global Innovators

    Quantum saw a stellar line-up of inspirational speakers, among them Steve Bohme, Research Director, Nielsen, who presented findings on Nielsen's Books and the Consumer survey and Luca Forlin, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Google Play Books at Google, who is responsible for leading the growth and internationalisation efforts of Google’s ebooks platform. Everything from the power of social media to retail trends was covered.

  • Chair: James Spackman

    Freelance publisher and consultant

    Keynote: Sophie Corcut

    Senior Consultant at GDR Creative Intelligence

    Keynote: Steven Bohme

    Research Director, Nielsen Book Research UK

  • Tom Williams

    Head of Marketing at Peak Labs

    Louise Vinter

    Consumer Insight Director at Penguin Random House UK

    James Woollam

    Managing Director of F+W International

  • Luca Forlin

    Head of Strategic Partnerships for Google Play Books at Google

    Flemming Madsen


    Charlie Cottrell

    Head of Editorial at We Are Social

  • Ashleigh Gardner

    Head of Writer and Publisher Partnerships at Wattpad

    Ingrid Selberg

    Young Adult Publishing Consultant

    Sara Lloyd

    Digital and Communications Director at Pan Macmillan

  • Katie Roden

    Publishing, marketing, branding and content strategy consultant

    Carl Robinson

    Senior Consultant at Ixxus

    Lauren Romeo

    Lead NLP Scientist at Tekstum Solutions

  • Nigel Newton

    Founder and CEO of Bloomsbury Publishing

    Thomas Laranjo

    Managing Director at Total Media Ltd

    Lisa Sharkey

    SVP Director of Creative Development at HarperCollins Publishers

  • Jane Harris

    Executive Director Children's Publisher at Bonnier Publishing

    Nick Wells

    Publisher/Creative Director/Founder at Flame Tree

    Louise Rice

    CEO at Amphio

  • Nic Bottomley

    Founder of Mr B’s Emporium of Reading Delights and Vice-President of the Booksellers Association of UK and Ireland

    Jo Henry

    VP Analytics and Insight at Nielsen Book Research

    Erin Murray

    Strategic Partnerships at Facebook


  • Eva Gedin

    Publisher at Norstedts, Sweden and President of the Swedish Publishers’ Association

    Clarissa Pabi

    Senior Marketing Executive at Penguin Random House

    Alan MacNevin

    Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at Rakuten Kobo 


  • Dominique Raccah

    Publisher and CEO of Sourcebooks



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