Pep Carrera, President, ProQuest Books, leads the business unit focused on providing flexible models and integrated technologies that make the acquisition and management of books cost-effective and efficient.
Before his leadership role at ProQuest, Mr. Carrera was President and Chief Operating Officer of VitalSource, an Ingram Content Group company. He joined VitalSource and Ingram Content Group in October 2012, leading VitalSource to become the global leader in digital textbooks, while expanding the customer base to more than 7,000 institutions and 15 million learners. He also led the integration of CourseSmart, VitalSource’s leading competitor, along with the acquisitions of Verba Software, Intrepid Learning, and Acrobatiq while at VitalSource.
Prior to joining VitalSource, Mr. Carrera served as Chief Technology Officer of RAPP, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that specializes in software, analytics, and database solutions for marketing departments of large enterprises. In this role, he led key customer teams serving Hewlett Packard, Best Buy, and Exxon Mobil.
Mr. Carrera holds a bachelor's degree from Florida International University and an MBA from Texas A&M University, Commerce. He is based in ProQuest’s headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan.