Back to All Events

Digital Book World: Kobo & Walmart on Stage

Session #205

Joining Forces: The Story Behind Publishing's Newest Partnership

On the heels of launching Walmart eBooks by Rakuten Kobo, senior executives from both companies take the stage at Digital Book World 2018 to share how and why this unique partnership came to be, and how both Walmart and Kobo alike view the future of digital books within an ever-shifting culture and marketplace.

Mario Pacini (General Manager, Entertainment, Walmart eCommerce U.S.)

Michael Tamblyn (CEO, Rakuten Kobo)

Earlier Event: September 7
Rakuten Optimism Conference, San Francisco
Later Event: October 4
Rakuten Kobo EU Media Tour