Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

Ken Brooks

Professorial Lecturer


Mr. Brooks is the EVP of Supply Chain at Amplify Education, a K12 publisher of reading, science and math curricula products. He is also the president of Treadwell Media Group, a publishing and operations, technology and strategy consulting firm focused on the education and trade publishing sectors.

Prior to Amplify and Treadwell, he was the Chief Content Officer for the Academic and Professional Learning division of Wiley, where his responsibilities included the development and production of higher education, reference, test prep and trade titles in print and digital formats.

Before Wiley he was the Chief Operating Officer of Macmillan Learning where he oversaw the implementation of process, technology and organization changes related to product development, eCommerce, business systems and supply chain functions.

He has held senior positions at McGraw-Hill Education, Cengage Learning, Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster, and Random House. Over the course of his career, Ken has founded digital services companies both in the US and abroad; a public domain publishing imprint; and a distribution-center-based, print-on-demand operation. He has worked in trade, professional, higher education and K-12 publishing sectors.

Mr. Brooks holds bachelor's and master’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and a master’s degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. He mentors Education Technology in the OMSCS program at Georgia Tech, teaches information Systems in the MS in Publishing program at Pace University, and Management and Strategy in the MPS in Publishing Program at George Washington University.

  • M.S., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology


  • Trade, professional, higher ed and K12 publishing
  • Publishing technology
  • Publishing content development
  • Publishing supply chain