Author Solutions, Inc. President and CEO Kevin Weiss to Speak at the Jefferies 6th Annual Global Internet, Media & Telecom Conference

BLOOMINGTON, Ind., May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in indie book publishing, announced Monday that Author Solutions president and chief executive officer Kevin Weiss has been invited to serve as a panelist at the Jefferies 6th Annual Global Internet, Media and Telecom Conference being held May 10-12 in New York City.

Weiss, who has nearly three decades of high-tech sales, marketing, and leadership experience, will join Jim Gruskin, VP, Strategy & Business Development, Dex One Corporation; Lincoln Millstein, SVP, Digital Media, Hearst Corporation; and Stephen Lacy, Chairman & CEO, Meredith Corporation, in a panel discussion titled "Out of Print: Digital Strategies of Traditional Media Companies," Tuesday, May 11 at 9:20 a.m. EDT. The discussion, moderated by John Fargis, Jefferies & Company, Inc., will center on the effects of digital technology on media and content companies.

Author Solutions is the parent company of leading self-publishing imprints AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, and Xlibris. Since 1997, its brands have published more than 120,000 titles from over 85,000 authors worldwide.

Through its leading imprints and revolutionary partnerships with leading trade publishers, Author Solutions is providing authors with increased opportunities for bringing their books to market while increasing choice for readers.

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About Author Solutions, Inc.

Author Solutions, Inc., an Inc. 5000 company, is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie book publishing - the fastest-growing segment of publishing. Author Solutions' self-publishing brands - AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Trafford Publishing, Xlibris, and Wordclay - have helped more than 85,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market more than 120,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, Author Solutions is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, Author Solutions also operates offices in Indianapolis and Milton Keynes, England. Visit, or call 1-888-519-5121 x5238 for more information.

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