Children’s Publishing Goes Digital
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President, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group
Jon Yaged is the President of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group which includes Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, Feiwel and Friends, First Second Books, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, and Square Fish. Prior to Macmillan, Jon was COO of social media marketing company House Party. Jon joined House Party from The Walt Disney Company, where he held a series of increasingly responsible positions in Disney’s consumer products and publishing businesses, becoming VP & U.S. Publisher, Disney Book Group. Prior to joining Disney, Jon practiced entertainment and technology law. He has a JD from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and a BBA in Finance from The George Washington University. Jon began his career as business manager for the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.