Jane Friedman is CEO and co-founder of Open Road Integrated Media., a digital publisher and multi-media content company. Open Road has published ebooks from hundreds of legendary authors including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Alice Walker, James Jones and Pearl S. Buck. For her work with Open Road, she was named one of Fortune Magazine’s most powerful women entrepreneurs.
Prior to creating Open Road, Jane served as president and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide, one of the world's leading English-language publishers. She came to HarperCollins from Random House, where she was executive vice president of Random House Inc., executive vice president of the Knopf Publishing Group, publisher of Vintage Books, and founder and president of Random House Audio Publishing.
Jane has been recognized by numerous organizations and publications. She was included in Fast Company's Fast 50 and The Wall Street Journal's 50 Women to Watch, and named Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year.
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