Public Speaking

An Experienced, Engaging Speaker

Over the last twenty-five years Thad McIlroy has been a featured keynote speaker at seminars and conferences relating to the publishing industry across the U.S. and Canada and around the world. He also creates presentations for individual clients, both for senior management and for specialized workgroups.

As a book publishing consultant focused also on the broader issues that impact the publishing industry, he brings a wide perspective to his presentations. Topics include economic trends, mobile publishing, millennial adoption of technology as well as human resources and training challenges.

McIlroy is always a popular conference speaker, combining an in-depth technical knowledge with an irreverent sense of humor: not presenting technology too solemnly. He is customarily rated as one of the top speakers at the conferences he participates in.

An Experienced, Engaging Speaker


Thad’s presentation was very appropriate. Excellent decision to include him as a presenter. — IPA Technical Conference feedback respondent
It is a pleasure to hear you speak about the industry we have all grown to love (and hate) — Keith Kanak, BFC Integrated Print Management
Fortunately, the keynote by Thad McIlroy was worth the wait. — Robin Peak, Information Today

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