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Amandeep S Kochar

Chairman & Group CEO, Baker & Taylor

Amandeep 'Aman' Kochar is the servant leader at the helm of Baker & Taylor as Chairman and Group CEO.

His tenacious commitment to service earned him a double feature in the CEO Magazine including the cover in May 2022 and EdTech Digest's 2021 Global Leader award. Other notable recognitions include: -2022 Charlotte Business Journal 40 under 40 Award -2021 Publishers Weekly Notable People 2021 -2020 Diversity MBA Magazine’s Top 100 leaders under 50

Additionally, he serves on the WSJ CEO Council (By Invitation), BOD of the National Book Foundation and United For Libraries.

Aman’s training is in technology and his signature phrase is ‘continuous innovation’, Aman delivers programming for librarians around the world, hosting webinars and educational opportunities with authors such as well as spearheading the creation of internal committees such as their Diversity Council. He believes in the power of education through books and recognizes that diversity in the shelves of our libraries allows young readers to identify with the characters in their stories.

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