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Thad McIlroy: The Publishers Perspective
Thad McIlroy is an electronic publishing analyst and author, and president of
Arcadia House, based in San Francisco and Toronto. A well-established expert in
the technology and marketing issues surrounding electronic publishing, color
imaging and the Internet, he has authored a dozen books and over 180 articles
on these subjects. McIlroy served for five years as Program Director for
In 1988 he founded Arcadia House, a consulting firm specializing in the
implementation of electronic publishing technology in the graphic arts and
publishing industries. In 1990 he co-founded (with Miles Southworth) The Color
Resource, a publishing and distribution company devoted to books and training
materials on color design, imaging and prepress.
McIlroy wrote the Composition, Design, and Graphics chapter (with
contributions from Frank Romano) for the Columbia Guide to Digital Publishing
(Columbia University Press, January, 2003). He is a contributing editor to
Printing Impressions magazine and a member of the Technical Association of the
Graphic Arts, the Association for Computing Machinery and the Content
Management Professionals. For the past two years he has been named one of
Canada's 50 most influential people in graphic communications.
McIlroy is also a frequent speaker at national and international conferences.