Bob Pritchett has been programming computers since he was eight years old. As a freshman in high-school he founded a software company and developed and marketed programming tools used world-wide. He left high-school a year early to attend Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he majored in Computer Science. After a second internship at Microsoft Corporation he left Drexel early to accept a position as one of Microsoft's youngest program managers.
In 1992 Bob co-founded Logos Research Systems, Inc. and serves as President/CEO. Bob speaks regularly at industry conferences and to academic groups on entrepreneurship, electronic publishing and digital libraries. He is a 2005 winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, and was included in the Puget Sound Business Journal's 40 Under 40. Bob lives with his wife Audra and two teenage children (Jacob & Kathleen) in Bellingham, Washington.
Bob's first book, Fire Someone Today, And Other Surprising Tactics for Making Your Business a Success, was released in April, 2006. He blogs at the Logos Blog, BobPritchett.com, and http://www.twitter.com/BobPritchett.
Senior Vice President
Dale Pritchett is a graduate of Cedarville University and studied at Dallas Theological Seminary. After more than a decade as a real-estate broker Dale founded a computer distribution company during the early days of the microcomputer revolution where he pioneered new training programs and channel development. He later worked with TeleVideo Incorporated and as a Vice President of AEG Olympia, North America, before joining his son and partner in launching Logos Research Systems, Inc. in 1992.
Dale lives in Bellingham with his wife Jenni, and works with her and their two sons (Bob & Dan) every day.
Executive Vice President
Dan Pritchett has always been fascinated by marketing. Before he was ten years old he was being hired out as a violinist, playing weddings, receptions, parties and church events. In his teens he started teaching violin at a music school, and used his marketing skills to build a clientele for private lessons and public performances. Dan traded in his Violin Performance degree path at Indiana University School of Music for the pursuit of a business degree from Rutgers University, School of Business, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management with a focus in Marketing.
Since the early 90’s he has been a pioneer in email marketing, winning numerous awards and accolades: Recipient of Finalist Award in the 1st Annual ClickZ Message Media Email Excellence Awards for "Best Email Marketer". Recipient of Summit Creative Award in the "E-mail Campaign" award category. Winner of MarketingSherpa’s 2007 Email Marketing Award for Best Promotional Blast -- Direct Sale or Lead Gen Offer. He has been written up in "Million Dollar Emails" by Yanik Silver alongside Corey Rudl, Joe Vitale, and others, published in Marketing Sherpa's "Marketing Wisdom for 2007," and featured as a "Marketing Star" on MarketingCrossing.com.
As a marketing experiment, to start something from scratch with no staff and a few hundred dollars, he founded LowCarbChocolates.com. Although he ran the business as a weekends and evenings hobby, Dan sold over a million dollars of low carb chocolate before selling the company in 2005. He was featured in a PayPal.com small business case study, highlighted in Fortune Magazine Small Business Edition, Bankrate.com, and was a featured merchant, "number one product seller," in Amazon.com's Gourmet Store.
Dan has been interviewed, featured, quoted or published in Fortune Magazine (Small Business), US News and World Report, Bankrate.com, Entrepreneur.com, Businessweek.com, LifeHacker.com, Consumerist.com, The Associated Press, Carnival of The Capitalists, SocialMediaExaminer.com, AllFacebook.com, E-Commerce Times, Publishing Executive, Deliver (Official USPS Magazine), The Marketing Report, Monster.com, MarketingCrossing.com, TheAppleBlog.com, DelawareOnline.com, Christian Retailing, Aspiring Retail, and Marketplace among others.
You can follow Dan on Twitter @DanPritchett