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Praveen Madan

Praveen Madan

Praveen Madan is one of the leading independent booksellers and literary event producers in the SF Bay Area. He is the co-owner of Booksmith and Berkeley Arts & Letters, and leader of the Kepler's 2020 initiative which is pioneering a new open-sourced model for building the community bookstore of the future. Since entering the bookselling field five years ago, Praveen has become one of the most innovative and nationally recognized leaders in reinventing bookselling and literary communities. He draws on two decades of management experience as an executive and consultant to leading companies in the Silicon Valley high-tech world and a life-long passion for good books. Praveen was elected as the chair of the Berrett-Koehler Publishers board in 2017.

Introducing the Berrett-Koehler Community: Help Shape Positive Change Through Books

Thank you for being part of Berrett-Koehler’s community. Over the last few months many of you have been reaching out...

Transforming Bookstores and Communities: The Power of the BK Way

The new Berrett-Koehler Publisher's CEO, Praveen Madan, has had a long-time love story with BK. Prior to taking the...