Logos Software Entrepreneur Focuses on People, Not Products

Carey Bustard | December 9, 2015

Bob Pritchett is president/CEO and co-founder of Faithlife Corporation (maker of Logos Bible Software). Bob regularly speaks at industry conferences and to academic groups on entrepreneurship, electronic publishing, and digital libraries. He is a 2005 winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award, one of Glassdoor’s Highest-Rated CEOs of 2015, and was included in Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40. His new book, Start Next Now: How to Get the Life You’ve Always Wanted, was released in October. Bob lives with his wife, Audra, in Bellingham, Washington. They have two children in college.

How would you describe your work?

At Logos Bible Software, we serve pastors with tools to help them study the Bible. By God’s grace, the company has grown significantly; we currently employ more than 400 people. My job is to help make things happen. When I started it, I wrote the program and took out the trash. Today my role has changed to helping other people do those jobs. This led me to write Start Next Now. I wanted to help others develop their careers. I’ve found that the biggest obstacle is how to get started: often we’re just stuck not knowing what the…

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