Ghalia Bhatty
General Manager, eBooks, Scholastic Book Clubs and eCommerce
Scholastic, Inc.

Ghalia Bhatty is General Manager, eBooks Scholastic Book Clubs and eCommerce, a division of Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company. She oversees Scholastic Book Clubs digital business strategy and management. Ghalia is responsible for defining the digital business plan and roadmap to establish Scholastic in the children’s ereading space, and manages ebook business including, operations, analytics and P&L management.

Ghalia has more than 15 years of experience in strategy, planning and operations management in the online and retail space, and in the development and delivery of strategic plans, leading large cross functional teams. Prior to joining Scholastic, she served as Divisional Vice President, Operations Strategy at Lord and Taylor and was Director, Strategy and Operations at Toys R Us. She earned her MBA at Columbia Business School and her BBA in Pakistan.

Session: Ebooks: An Analytics Gold Mine (Track: Book)
(Featured Speaker)

Date: Thursday, Sep 13

Time: 12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Track: Book Track

Analytics refers to the ability to collect information about users behavior to gain insight about the marketplace. It is routinely done to improve the effectiveness of ecommerce sites and other web experiences.

Digital delivery holds the promise to offer what publishers only dreamed about a few years ago: Intensely granular data about how readers consume your content.

This session will provide strategies for:
• Collecting usage data from your digital products
• Leveraging that data to enhance your digital products
• Use analytics to inform strategic decision making.