Joel Naoum is a Sydney-based book publisher, editor and consultant. He is currently the non-fiction category manager at Booktopia and runs Critical Mass, a consultancy for authors and publishers with a focus on technology. He previously co-founded and ran Pan Macmillan Australia’s digital-first imprint Momentum. He has worked with authors like Matthew Reilly, John Birmingham, Kylie Scott and Mark ‘Chopper’ Read, across all genres and in both fiction and non-fiction.
He is the chair of the board of Writing NSW and in 2011 he completed the Unwin Trust Fellowship researching digital publishing experimentation in the United Kingdom. www.critmassconsulting.com