Gar Sydnor is the Vice President of Discovery Innovation, Public Libraries & K12 Schools for EBSCO Information Services and is responsible for continuing to accelerate the success rate EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) has achieved in the public library and school market. Gar will also highlight other software-as-a-service solutions offered by EBSCO, including the new Full Text Finder. Previously Gar served as Senior Vice President of The Library Corporation since July 2007 and was heavily involved in TLC’s strategic direction and growth during his 15 years with the company. Prior to TLC, Gar was part of the EBSCO team that launched EBSCOhost in the 1990’s. Over his 23 year career in the library industry, he has helped public and school libraries implement the latest technology while emphasizing better user experiences for the students and patrons they serve.