Stephen Abram, MLS is managing principal of Lighthouse Consulting Inc. He is executive diretcor of the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries. He has been with Gale Cengage Learning, SirsiDynix, the SirsiDynix Institute,ProQuest, Micromedia, IHS,and Thomson. He is an SLA Fellow and the past president of the Ontario Library Association, SLA and the Canadian Library Association. In June 2003 he was awarded SLA’s John Cotton Dana Award. He received the AIIP Roger Summit Award in 2009 and Outstanding Teacher Award from the U of Toronto iSchool in 2010. He is the author of Out Front with Stephen Abram and Stephen’s Lighthouse blog.