Deni Auclair

Deni Auclair is President of Media Growth Strategies, LLC (MGS). After leaving John Wiley & Sons in 2010, Deni stepped into the CFO position at the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) based in Needham, MA. There, she was responsible for constructing financial statements, budgeting, forecasting, cash management, overseeing the investment portfolio, payroll, tax, audit, and other financial functions. In January of 2012, she left JBJS to start MGS.

Publishing times, they are a-changin’

Panelists at the inaugural NYC Publishing Innovators Meetup discuss changing publishers' roles.

The NYC Publishing Innovators Meetup group held its inaugural roundtable in its quarterly speaker series in July. Panelists, led by Kat Meyer as moderator, included: Ned Lomigora, co-founder of; Diane Gedymin, executive editor at Turner Publishing; Peter Balis, director of online sales, John Wiley & Sons; Linda Holliday, CEO of Semi-Linear; Jesse Potash, founder, PubSlush, and; Michelle Toth, founder, 617Books. The thesis was: “What role can publishers play in supporting a direct relationship between readers and authors?” The discussion was energetic, but everyone agreed on one thing: the times, they are a-changin’.

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