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Vice President, Product Strategy and founding partner
Rick Johnson is a vice president of product strategy and a founding partner of VitalSource Technologies, now a division of the Ingram Content Group. Rick manages the strategic direction of the widely used and fast-growing Bookshelf platform, guiding the architecture and implementation of its clients and systems. He is a frequent speaker on electronic texts, their integration into academic environments, and the accessibility needs of individual learners in their delivery. Prior to Ingram and VitalSource, Rick spent more than 12 years with Apple as a senior national consulting engineer, and he received numerous national and international awards.