Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer (Collective Promotion for the Dutch Book, the Netherlands)

Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer

Eppo van Nispen tot Sevenaer had a successful career in broadcasting, becoming one of the first to use interactive formats. He then decided to dedicate his knowledge of media and how people use them to the future of libraries. He set up the highly acclaimed DOK Library Concept Center in Delft, a town that is home to one of the best technical universities in the world. DOK’s mission is to create the world’s most modern library. In 2008 DOK was chosen by international experts as the most innovative of all libraries worldwide and in 2009 it was named the best library in the Netherlands. Today Eppo is the director of Collective Promotion for the Dutch Book, a foundation that brings together publishers, booksellers and libraries with the aim of encouraging the habits of book reading and book buying.