Kenneth Slivken

Ken Slivken joined Pace in the Fall 2016 as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Pace Graduate Publishing Program, and he currently teaches the Financial Aspects of Publishing Course.  Ken has spent the last 22 years in the media sector, primarily with magazine publishers, both consumer and business to business. Having served earlier in his career as a Senior Vice President of Human Resources for a $1.5B division of a Public Media Company, he knows first-hand the importance of “non-financial types” being able to understand and utilize key financial concepts that are commonly used in the publishing sector.
Ken is currently the top human resources professional on staff at American Media, Inc.  His experience at various publishing companies, combined with his involvement in company sales and acquisitions, all contribute to aunique understanding and ability to teach the Financial Aspects of Publishing  course.  Ken has an undergraduate degree in business and a graduate degree in Labor Relations from the University of Illinois.