Jerre Stead
Chairman, American Writers Museum Foundation

Mr. Jerre L. Stead is CEO and Chairman of IHS Inc.  Previously he served as Chairman and CEO of Ingram Micro Inc., and as the Chairman, CEO and President  of Legent Corp. He served as an Executive Vice President of AT&T, and Chairman and CEO of AT&T Global Information Solutions (formerly, NCR Corp.) . He served as the President of AT&T Global Business Communications Systems,  He served as the CEO of Square D Company in Chicago from 1989 to 1991 and its President from 1987 to 1991 and also served as its Chairman. He also served numerous positions during a 21-year career at Honeywell.  Mr. Stead served as the Chairman of the Center of Ethics and Values at Garrett Seminary on the Northwestern University campus. Mr. Stead is a graduate of  the University of Iowa.