Bill Seitz Joins DailyLit as CTO
Innovative Digital Publisher Continues Growth with More than 900 Titles Available and Signed Agreements with 24 Trade Publishers For Frontlist and Backlist Titles
Mamaroneck, New York - May 7, 2008 - Bill Seitz, an experienced technologist, has joined DailyLit (www.dailylit.com), the leading digital publisher that allows entire books to be read via short email/RSS installments, as the company’s Chief Technology Officer.
Seitz, one of the key executives in launching Medscape, the online site that aggregates medical research and data, will work with Susan Danziger, DailyLit’s President and Publisher, as the innovative digital publisher continues its rapid growth.
“Bill Seitz’s extensive background of leading technology development will certainly help drive DailyLit’s growth,” Danziger said. “Seitz will be a great asset as we continue to build DailyLit’s innovative features and unique service to integrate books into everyone’s daily life.”
Seitz joins DailyLit following the company’s recent launch of paid titles and signed agreements with 24 trade book publishers for delivering their frontlist and backlist books via email/RSS feed.
Following Seitz’s key role in launching Medscape, he worked as chief technology officer and chief operating officer at Axiom Legal, the first virtual law firm. Most recently, Seitz has served as CTO for Living Independently, the first commercial system for monitoring the health and security of seniors. Seitz is a graduate of Cornell University with an MBA from Columbia Business School.
DailyLit (www.dailylit.com) is the leading publisher of serialized books in digital form. DailyLit currently features over 900 classic and contemporary books available for free or on a Pay-Per-Read basis. Short book installments, designed to be read in under 5 minutes, are sent via e-mail or RSS feed according to the schedule set by each reader (e.g. 7:00am every weekday); additional installments are available on demand. Readers can access their installments wherever e-mail or RSS feeds are received, including on a Blackberry or iPhone. DailyLit features bestselling and award winning titles, from literary fiction and romance to language learning and science fiction. Co-founded by a team of publishing professionals and technology experts, DailyLit is headquartered in Mamaroneck, New York.
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