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Nikolay Malyarov

Nikolay Malyarov

EVP, Chief Content Officer and General Counsel, PressReader

Since 2003, Nikolay Malyarov has been responsible for growing PressReader’s worldwide community of publishing partners, helping them expand their market reach and increase revenues, while meeting their unique business objectives. As General Counsel, he is responsible for all legal aspects of the company’s business.
At the forefront of creating and implementing publishing solutions for more than a decade, Nikolay has been instrumental in establishing PressReader as the digital world leader in multi-channel content distribution and monetization. He has helped grow PressReader’s library of content from a few hundred to more than 3,500 of the world’s best newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, The Australian, The Guardian and The Times. Nikolay was also instrumental in launching more than 1,200 publications on PressReader technology (formerly
SmartEdition), providing publishers a cost-effective cross-platform technology solution.
He is recognized for his strategic vision and innovation, and offers insightful commentary on future trends of the publishing industry. Nikolay is an authority on digital publishing and is highly sought after as a speaker and presenter at conferences and panels, and as an adjudicator at various industry awards programs. He has authored numerous articles on topics such as paywalls, HTML5 and the migration to digital newsstands, which have been published in prestigious global industry publications.
Nikolay holds a Master of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of British Columbia.

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