Publishing and Licensing Advisor
Roger is a seasoned content creator, marketer, and business unit manager with a broad range of experience spanning publishing, publicity, and insurance. Over the past eight years as an editor, Roger has had the unique opportunity to spearhead a variety of publishing projects and initiatives resulting in multiple New York Times bestsellers that have attracted extensive national media coverage (Oprah, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Colbert Report, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, The New Yorker, Time magazine and other newsweekly cover stories, NPR, all major newspapers). His book projects have also secured top awards including a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice Award and multiple “Book of the Year” accolades from outlets such as The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, The Huffington Post, and Amazon.
From 1999-2004 Roger served as the Associate Director of Marketing and Publicity at Harper and led a team in a variety of successful promotional campaigns across a wide range of markets. Roger brings a strong working knowledge of creating and promoting products in fiscally demanding environments that require detailed profit projections and cost analysis and of forging partnership through contract negotiation. Roger is a graduate of Westmont College (BA, Business/Economics), Princeton Theological Seminary (M.Div., dual emphasis in philosophy and history), and Professional Publishing coursework at Stanford University.