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NewsStand Changes Company Name to LibreDigital
Austin, Texas-based NewsStand, Inc. announced that it has changed its name to LibreDigital (the current name of one of its book publishing technology divisions), and it has named a digital rights technology veteran, Russell P. Reeder, to president and CEO. The NewsStand brand will continue to serve as the name of its eEdition services for magazine and newspaper publishers. The company says the corporate name change reflects its expanding set of product solutions to a broader set of publishers.
Reeder brings more than 14 years of senior management, corporate development, digital entertainment rights, and strategy experience to LibreDigital, where he will lead expansion efforts for the company’s interactive digital publishing solutions. Reeder will also serve on the company’s board of directors. Most recently, Reeder served as president and COO of NxTV, a video-on-demand company. Before joining NxTV, Reeder founded RightsLine, Inc., a developer of business rights management software used by media companies to manage intellectual property rights. Previously, Reeder spent more than 12 years in information technology sales and software development roles.
LibreDigital (www.libredigital.com) develops market-leading interactive digital publishing solutions for publishers seeking to expand the consumption of their content. LibreDigital also helps publishers market and control their valuable works across an ever-expanding variety of digital formats. Its technology and services help ensure copyrights, increase revenue opportunities, and future-proof publishers’ ability to serve new print, E Ink, online, mobile, and print-on-demand delivery options.
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