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Gene Gable has spent a lifetime in publishing, editing and the graphic arts and is currently a technology consultant and writer. After a decade in commercial typesetting and design services, he chronicled the desktop-publishing revolution from his post as publisher and president of <em>Publish</em> magazine. With nine international editions, <em>Publish</em> became the leading global resource on the use of digital technology for print and Web production. Gable served on the operational boards of International Data Group's <em>PCWorld,</em> <em>The Web</em> and <em>PC Games</em> magazines and was earlier publisher of <em>Sporting Times</em> magazine.
During his tenure at Ziff-Davis Gable was on the executive team responsible for major business events such as Comdex, Networld+Interop and JavaOne. As president of Seybold Seminars and publisher of <em>The Seybold Report,</em> Gable managed a global slate of conferences, trade shows and other graphic-arts educational products. During his leadership Seybold events featured prominent speakers such as Arthur Sulzberger Jr., publisher of the New York Times, Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer, Christie Hefner, president of Playboy Enterprises, Bruce Chizen, CEO of Adobe Systems, and Daniel Carp, CEO of Eastman Kodak.
Gable has spoken at events around the world and has written extensively on graphic design, intellectual-property rights, and publishing production in books and for magazines such as <em>Print,</em> <em>U&lc,</em> <em>ID,</em> <em>Macworld,</em> <em>Graphic Exchange,</em> <em>AGI,</em> and <em>The Seybold Report.</em> His clients have included A-list brands in technology and financial services. Gable's interest in graphic design history and letterpress printing resulted in his popular columns "Heavy Metal Madness" and "Scanning Around with Gene" here on CreativePro.com.
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