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Reading Room Inc

THE READING ROOM is one of the fastest growing, informative, and entertaining social book discovery channels in the world - 1.4m members & 525k FB followers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location New York, NY, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

The Reading Room is building the world’s most informative and entertaining
social book discovery channel for book readers. Recognised in the industry as one of the fastest growing book discovery destinations in the world, and with the core foundations in place; membership, advertising and ecommerce revenue, technology and a first class team, The Reading Room is well positioned for its next stage of growth.


  • Kim Anderson, Founder, CEO, has more than 30 years experience in the publishing, internet and television industry. She was a publisher for HarperCollins in New York and a founding member of ninemsn, Australia’s no 1 internet portal and former CEO of Southern Star Entertainment. She is a Non-Executive Director of Carsales and the STW Group, and a former Director of the Sax institute and Fellow of Senate, University of Sydney from 2004-2011.

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    Sarah Hill
    Content and Strategy Director

    Sarah Hill has worked for Al Jazeera English, The AT&T Cotton Bowl Committee, and JESS3 Creative working on major client campaigns including Nike, AMEX, Google Politics, Twitter, C-SPAN, and VICE. She has ghost written for and is a contributor to Business2Community and CrowdSourcing

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    Sergey Novgorodsky

    Sergey has extensive expertise in designing and developing mission critical software systems and has worked for a number of start-ups. Prior to joining the team he has been responsible for the implementation of an open-source enterprise platform at Warner Music.

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    Marketing Director

    Katie Gaon moved to NYC after graduating from UCLA and began her career in magazine publishing and digital marketing. Past companies include Meredith Corporation, US News & World Report, Reader’s Digest Association, where she started a network of food and lifestyle blogs.

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    Sales Director

    Matt Mullin is a digital publishing veteran, having held positions at Sterling Publishing, F+W Media, and Barnes & Noble. He was instrumental in building the global NOOK eBook catalog, executing agreements with over 200 publishers around the world.