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Richard Belanger

Senior Vice President, Head of ProQuest Books
Experience & Background
  • Rich Belanger leads the ProQuest Books business unit. He’s responsible for creating products that simplify the acquisition and delivery of books to our 5,000+ global academic customers; transforming the ebook reading experience for students, faculty, and researchers; helping libraries successfully navigate the transition to electronic books; enabling publishers to achieve the broadest distribution of their unique content; and building a strong team to drive innovation in the academic books market.
  • From 2012 – 2018, Rich was Chief Information Officer and led ProQuest's global technology organization and global Content Operations where he led projects to enhance search, implement machine learning, and simplify the ingestion and curation of content of over 200 million global users.
  • Before joining ProQuest, Rich held executive positions leading technology for J.D. Power and Associates, Forrester Research, and Thomson Reuters. 
  • Rich holds a bachelor's degree in Physics from Middlebury College