Brian Napack

Brian Napack

President & Chief Executive Officer

John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Brian Napack is President and CEO of Wiley, a global leader in research and education and one of the world’s leading publishers. He is the 14th president in Wiley’s 215-year history. Prior to joining Wiley in 2017, Brian was a senior advisor at Providence Equity Partners, a leading investor in media, education, information, and communication. He also served as president of Macmillan where he oversaw multiple businesses including education, digital media, consumer books, and magazines.Prior to Macmillan, Brian was a partner at L.E.K. Consulting, a global management consulting firm, leading its Media and Entertainment and Publishing and Education practices. He also founded and was CEO of ThinkBox, an education software company focused on early childhood. Earlier in his career while with The Walt Disney Company, Brian founded Disney Educational Publishing and co-founded Disney Interactive. Prior to Disney, he held senior roles at Simon & Schuster and A.T. Kearney.He currently serves on the boards of Zero-To-Three, a science-based advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring babies and toddlers have a strong start in life, and the Business-Higher Education Forum, which connects higher education institutions to business talent demand. He is former Chairman of the Association of American Publishers and has served as a member of several other prominent industry boards. Brian earned an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Middlebury College.

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

12:00 pm
2:35 pm


Seaport Ballroom A-E, Level 2

StageX: Wednesday Lunch