|University of Michigan, BA|
|Rutgers University, Executive MBA|
|Harvard University, Ed.M.|
Keith Titan is a Principal at Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI) where he pursues investments in innovative, early stage companies that have unique digital media technologies, products or distribution channels in the direct-to-consumer or business-to-business markets.
He was previously Vice President of Random House Ventures, L.L.C., where he spearheaded new investments and helped guide strategy for various portfolio companies.
Prior to that, Keith was Vice President of New Media for Random House Inc. working on electronic publishing strategies, various online and eCommerce projects, and managing relationships with technology and distribution partners including Google, Microsoft, Adobe, Amazon and Sony.
Prior to that, Keith was Senior Director of eCommerce and New Business Development at Simon & Schuster Inc. where he led the launch of Stephen King’s groundbreaking eBook Riding the Bullet, one of the fastest selling books of all time.
Prior to that, Keith worked at Penguin Group (USA) Inc. where he negotiated a national promotional campaign with The Coca-Cola Company.
Keith was also an advertising Account Executive at J. Walter Thompson where he worked on the Ford Motor Company business.
He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in English. He also holds an Ed.M. from Harvard University where he earned a lifetime certificate to teach English. He also earned an Executive M.B.A. from Rutgers University where he won the Wall Street Journal Award for Highest Distinction in Business Strategy and the Achievement Award for graduating #1 in his class.
Mr. Titan currently serves on the board of directors for Flat World Knowledge, RoyaltyShare, American Reading Company and Vindicia. He is a board observer for Trion Worlds.