Don Seitz is Senior Vice President at Author Solutions, Inc., the world’s leading self-publishing company. Don oversees global sales for the company, managing sixteen distinct book publishing imprints. He is also responsible for business development for the company, establishing strategic partnerships with a variety of publishing, media and technology firms in support of the company’s key initiatives. Don’s previous positions have spanned sales and marketing roles at IBM and Lucent Technologies and at several venture-backed firms primarily in the software and services sector. Don is a graduate of Princeton University (’79) where he majored in Economics and was President of the University Cottage Club. He also has an MBA degree from Harvard Business School (’83). He is active in several associations, sits on two corporate advisory boards, and is an avid golfer, runner and downhill skier. He is married to Patty Seitz (University of Connecticut, ’79), who runs day-to-day operations at one of the nation’s premier youth soccer clubs. The couple has three children (Katie, University of Richmond ’07; Melissa, Princeton University ’10; and Michael, Wake Forest University ’12). They reside in Basking Ridge, NJ with two dogs and a cat.