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Former President & CEO of OCLC and Bestselling Author of "The Book of Mistakes

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 Skip Prichard Biography

David "Skip" Prichard is an American business executive who serves as president and CEO of OCLC, a global nonprofit computer library service and research organization.

Prichard held executive positions with LexisNexis from 1995 to 2003. As vice president, he focused on business information and risk management solutions for corporations, libraries, and other organizations.

Prichard was general manager and senior vice president of sales and marketing at ProQuest Information and Learning, a global publisher and information provider, from April 2003 to October 2005.From October 2005 to April 2007, he served as president and CEO of ProQuest. In February 2006, an accounting irregularity was discovered, creating financial difficulty for the company. In November 2006, ProQuest sold its Business Solutions automotive division to Snap-on Incorporated for $481 million. The proceeds of this transaction were used to repay debt.

Prichard served as COO and then as president and CEO of Ingram Content Group Inc., a print and digital services supplier to the book industry, from August 2007 to June 2012. Prichard was responsible for the $1.5 billion global enterprises that included Ingram Book Group, VitalSource, Coutts Information Services, and Ingram Library Services.

Prichard was named president and CEO of OCLC on July 1, 2013.During his leadership, OCLC has expanded their WorldCat Discovery Services as ProQuest added more than 320 million records, enhancing library discovery. The Harvard Business Review noted Prichard as "standout example" of CEO engagement on social media, writing that he "blogs on leadership and shares insights from his favorite authors – often with no direct benefit to him or his organization."

In 2017, Prichard published The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future, based on stories culled from interviews of "over a thousand unbelievably successful people ranging from politicians to news anchors to sports heroes."

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Skip Prichard

Former President & CEO of OCLC and Bestselling Author of "The Book of Mistakes

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Skip Prichard Biography

David "Skip" Prichard is an American business executive who serves as president and CEO of OCLC, a global nonprofit computer library service and research organization.

Prichard held executive positions with LexisNexis from 1995 to 2003. As vice president, he focused on business information and risk management solutions for corporations, libraries, and other organizations.

Prichard was general manager and senior vice president of sales and marketing at ProQuest Information and Learning, a global publisher and information provider, from April 2003 to October 2005.From October 2005 to April 2007, he served as president and CEO of ProQuest. In February 2006, an accounting irregularity was discovered, creating financial difficulty for the company. In November 2006, ProQuest sold its Business Solutions automotive division to Snap-on Incorporated for $481 million. The proceeds of this transaction were used to repay debt.

Prichard served as COO and then as president and CEO of Ingram Content Group Inc., a print and digital services supplier to the book industry, from August 2007 to June 2012. Prichard was responsible for the $1.5 billion global enterprises that included Ingram Book Group, VitalSource, Coutts Information Services, and Ingram Library Services.

Prichard was named president and CEO of OCLC on July 1, 2013.During his leadership, OCLC has expanded their WorldCat Discovery Services as ProQuest added more than 320 million records, enhancing library discovery. The Harvard Business Review noted Prichard as "standout example" of CEO engagement on social media, writing that he "blogs on leadership and shares insights from his favorite authors – often with no direct benefit to him or his organization."

In 2017, Prichard published The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future, based on stories culled from interviews of "over a thousand unbelievably successful people ranging from politicians to news anchors to sports heroes."

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  • How much does it cost to book Skip Prichard?

    Booking fees for Skip Prichard, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Skip Prichard, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Skip Prichard?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Skip Prichard for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Skip Prichard for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Skip Prichard or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Skip Prichard or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Skip Prichard is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Skip Prichard for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Skip Prichard generally travels from Dublin, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Linda Fisher Thornton, Andy Molinsky, Gordon Tredgold, Robert Whipple and Matt Kincaid. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Skip Prichard for an upcoming event.

Skip Prichard Speaker Videos

  • Meet Skip Prichard - YouTube
    Dec 6, 2018 ... Skip Prichard is an authority on leadership and success. He is a global CEO, the bestselling author of "The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to ...
    The Book of MISTAKES: 9 SECRETS to Creating a SUCCESSFUL ...
    Feb 1, 2018 ... Skip Prichard is the authorof The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future. Skip is anaccomplished CEO, growth-oriented ...
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