Joe Mangan joined Hachette Book Group (HBG) as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in February 2014. In this capacity, Joe is responsible for the company’s publishing operations, as well as its corporate strategy. Joe oversees managing editorial, publishing operations, fulfillment and distribution, facilities and procurement, information technology, third party publisher services, and strategic planning.
Prior to joining HBG, Joe spent ten years as the Chief Operating Officer of Perseus Books Group, where he oversaw all aspects of the company's sales and operations, and helped set and execute the company's strategy.
Joe spent the first twenty years of his professional career consulting to companies pursuing opportunities at the intersection of strategy and technology. Joe was a Managing Director at Razorfish, an ebusiness innovation company where he was responsible for all of the company’s activities in the Northeastern United States. Prior to that, Joe was a Principal at Booz Allen and Hamilton where he specialized in advising media and entertainment companies facing significant transformational challenges. Prior to that, Joe worked as a computer consultant where he helped companies, large and small, take better advantage of the technologies available to them.
Joe Mangan holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Computer Science from the State University of New York.