Frank Daniels
Chief Operating Officer, Ingram Digital

Frank Daniels III is Chief Operating Officer of Ingram Digital, a digital content services company, and President and CEO of Vital Source Inc., a member of Ingram Digital, which provides software and service solutions to the education market.

Mr. Daniels has primary management responsibility over all Ingram Digital operations in North America, in addition to coordinating operational activities for the company on a global basis.

In 2001, he joined Vital Source as President and CEO and directed the company, as it emerged as the leader in educational content delivery in such sectors as dental, nursing and law. Ingram Digital then acquired Vital Source in 2006.

He has an extensive background as a new media entrepreneur. Nationally recognized as an Internet visionary, Daniels spearheaded the launch of the country’s first online newspaper, He went on to form the digital sports media company Total Sports Inc., with clients like the NCAA, Major League Baseball and 100 colleges and universities. Mr. Daniels successfully led Total Sports Inc. to an IPO in 2000.

He began his career as a newspaper reporter in Missouri and later held senior level positions at several publications in both editorial and corporate capacities with The Ledger-Star in Norfolk, VA, and The News and Observer Publishing Company in Raleigh, NC.

Mr. Daniels holds a B.A. in Economics from Duke University and sits on the board of trustees of the North Carolina Symphony. He has taught at Duke University and Peace College, and served on numerous civic, industry and corporate boards, including the New Media Federation of the NAA as president.


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Location: Columbia -Duffy (7th Floor) Level:
David Taylor (Lightning Source, Inc.), Frank Daniels (Ingram Digital)
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