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Videl Bar Kar

Videl Bar-Kar

Global Head of Audio

Videl Bar-Kar has over 20 years media industry experience in both corporate and start up environments. He has worked in publishing for over a decade, first as Director of the Ways With Words literary festival, then as the first Audio Publisher for Penguin Random House, where he led an award winning team across editorial, production and marketing to create the UK’s leading audiobook publisher. As Global Head of Audio for Bookwire, Videl leads the international expansion of the company’s rapidly growing audio business, from production through distribution of audiobooks and the development of flexible, end-to-end solutions for publishers across all markets. 

At Frankfurt Conference: Audio on 15 October 2020, he will give an exclusive presentation of the white paper "Listen & Read: The Battle for Attention" by Bookwire.