Morristown, NJ, August 12, 2020

knk is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Rutberg to the North American team of knk Software LP as Business Development Manager.
“The international knkPublishing team is exceptional, and I have admired its powerful suite of publishing solutions and services for quite some time now. I am looking forward to hitting the “virtual road” to connect with the publishing community to share our strong partnership with Microsoft and our ability to leverage the Dynamics platform to address specific challenges and requirements presented by our industry.”, states Steve Rutberg.

Jason Spanos, CRO of knk Software adds: “We’re very excited that Steve is joining us. His background is in publishing, knows the industry very well and is an expert on publisher’s business workflows and metadata distribution. He brings 25 years of publishing and industry experience and is well-versed in publishing software. He is an excellent fit for our team. In his new role, Steve will focus on developing new business within the publishing and media industry and support our continuous growth in North America.”

Steve has held key roles in sales and marketing in different companies within the publishing industry, including Sales Director at HighWire Press and about seven years as Director, Sales and Marketing at Firebrand Technologies.

Before that, he was Director, Educational Marketing at Wolters Kluwer Health, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Marketing Director at Routledge, Taylor & Francis as well as Director of Sales and Marketing at Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

About the knk Group:
The knk Group has about 450 customers in the publishing and media industry across North America, Europe and Asia and has offices in the US, UK, France and Germany.
knk develops and distributes knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. It complements the range of services provided by Microsoft Dynamics 365 with publishing-specific functionality for book, magazine, and specialist publishers and is based on the latest Microsoft technology. The software can be used in the cloud as well as on-premise and can be either perpetually licensed or rented via subscription. In addition, the knk Group offers BI, CRM (knk365 for Media Sales), Customer Engagement (knk365 Market Insights) and Marketing Automation (knk365 Marketing Automation) solutions dedicated to meet the publishing and media industry’s needs.

In addition to knkPublishing and the knk365 solutions, the knk Group also offers the brands of Bradbury Phillips International Ltd, the most established provider of Rights and Royalty software for Publishers and Literary Agents, and “VM Media Manager”- the market leading advertising, subscription and circulation management software in Germany.
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