Executive Director for Technical Research
Andrew K. Pace is Executive Director for Technical Research in OCLC’s Membership & Research Division. Prior to joining MRD, Pace spent eight years in OCLC Global Product Management, where he directed projects to move library management and discovery services to the cloud, primarily focused on WorldShare Management Services. He was formerly Head of Information Technology at North Carolina State University Libraries from 1999-2007, and cut his professional teeth as a product manager for library systems vendor Innovative Interfaces from 1996-1999. Pace is a Past President of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) and currently serves on ALA Council and the ALA Executive Board (2016-2019).