Brian O’Donnell (facilitator) brings a breadth of knowledge and experience gained from over 40 years in the publishing industry. He was Director of Business Development and International Relations at Access Copyright after more than 15 years as President and CEO of Irwin Publishing. His background was academic and educational publishing, and he has worked for several companies, including Addison-Wesley and Copp Clark Publishing. Brian also taught in the Publishing Program at Ryerson University and has written and developed online courses for Educational and Academic Publishing as well as The Business of Book Publishing.