BenBella Hires Former Wiley SVP to Lead New Imprint

Matt Holt has been hired by BenBella Books as Editor in Chief of the new BenBella imprint, Matt Holt Books. Holt was previously Senior Vice President and Executive Publisher at John Wiley & Sons, where he oversaw a team of 85 staff. Over Holt’s 27-year career, he’s acquired over 1,000 titles and published 10,000 titles including: Jon Gordon’s Energy Bus, Larry Winget’s Shut Up, Stop Whining and Get a Life, Patrick Lencioni’s The Ideal Team Player, Jeffrey Gitomer’s The Sales Bible, Ben Stein’s What Would Ben Stein Do?, Joe Calloway’s Becoming a Category of Oneand David Meerman Scott’s New Rules of Marketing and PR. Holt is expecting to acquire roughly 20 titles per year in business, finance, and professional development space.    

7 thoughts on “BenBella Hires Former Wiley SVP to Lead New Imprint”

  1. Congratulations Matt! I’m working on my 28th book right now in case you are looking for titles…reach out if you’d like details! My specialty is coaching and how to combine that with the ever growing energy and spirituality movement.

    1. That’s not the same Matt Holt the FBI is looking for in NJ is it? Probably just a coincidence! Congratulations BenBella! Matt’s a genius. He will take your company to the next level.

  2. That’s not the same Matt Holt the FBI is looking for in NJ is it? Probably just a coincidence! Congratulations BenBella! Matt’s a genius. He will take your company to the next level.

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