Jim Hilt

Vice President of eBooks, Barnes & Noble

Jim Hilt is the Vice President of eBooks for Barnes & Noble and is responsible for overall sales, marketing, strategy and operation for ebooks. He is a passionate believer that the combination of digital and physical books, along with the ability to buy and read them anywhere you want, is the future of reading.

Jim’s career has encompassed a series of early-stage entrepreneurial ventures within large companies: Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, he was the head of Product, User Experience and design for Sears Holdings, the parent of Sears and Kmart. In addition, he has held roles in business development, technology and marketing at SAP and IBM. College Experience:  B.A. Political Science, University of Minnesota.