Credo, the industry leader for information skills solutions, today announced that Ian Singer will join the company as its Chief Content Officer. Mr. Singer, who most recently served as Vice President, Group Publisher for Media Source Inc., will oversee Credo’s publisher relations activities and content acquisition strategy.
“Ian’s entrepreneurial track record combined with his background in the library industry make him a strong fit with Credo,” said Credo CEO Mike Sweet. “His insights into trends and opportunities in the K-12 and public library markets complement our team’s existing expertise. This will allow us to bring the same level of innovation to product development for these markets as we do in the higher education market.
“I have long admired Credo’s ownership and management philosophy, company culture, and commitment to excellence,” commented Mr. Singer. “When the opportunity came to combine Credo’s award-winning products with my background commercializing content, I knew it would be a good fit. I wish the best to my colleagues at Media Source, and look forward to joining the team at Credo.
For over two decades Mr. Singer has been committed to innovation in the field of information services, in his role as Vice President, Group Publishing for Media Source Inc., he was responsible for strategic planning and day-to-day operations of such prestigious publications as Library Journal, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book. Prior to Media Source Inc., he held positions at Bowker LLC and Joint Information Inc; in 1996 he co-founded eComp, a web-based executive compensation database covering all US public companies, which was sold to Aon Consulting in 2002
Mr. Singer holds a law degree from New York Law School, and a B.A. in History from George Washington University. Based in New Jersey, he currently serves on the international advisory council for the San Jose State University School of Information and the board of trustees for the New Providence Memorial Library.