Executives from Deutsche Telekom, IBM and Mantano Join Readium Foundation Board

March 4, 2015

The members of Readium Foundation recently elected three new  directors to its expanded board. Joining the 9-member board are Simon Peter (Deutsche Telekom), David Boloker (IBM), and Jean-Marie Geffroy (Mantano), who led an exceptionally strong field of 10 candidates. Their election to  Readium's representative board  increases its geographic diversity, with members now  based in France, Germany, Norway and the U.S., as well as its diversity of organization type, now ranging from leading digital publishing specialists to organizations who are among world's largest publishers,  IT companies, telecom/ISPs, and public libraries. This diversity reflects the growing impact of Readium Foundation as a global collaboration advancing open source technology for EPUB and the Open Web Platform, now with over 60 organization members from 15 different countries in Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa,