William Clark has been a literary agent based in New York since 1992. He built his first computer when he was twelve years old, and is developing a copyright management platform for the global publishing industry, cooperatively owned and operated by agents for the benefit of authors. The platform offers a set of tools and services to amplify the administrative, collaborative, and social aspects of rights management. He is a member of the Association of Authors’ Representatives Board of Directors, and is the board liaison to the Media and Digital Innovations Committee.