Mr. Bryant was the founder of three digital publishing companies. Founded in the early 90s, ProCD was a pioneering digital reference publisher that created some of the world’s first CD-ROMs. It merged with ACXIOM (Nasdaq: ACXM) in 1996. Information Please LLC was a pioneer in publishing reference material on the internet to assist children with their homework. It was sold to Pearson (NYSE:PSO). Trajectory LLC was founded in 2011 and was an early pioneer in Natural Language Processing. It developed and deployed the first reading algorithms that eventually “read” over 100,000 books in English, Chinese and German. Trajectory was awarded the Book Industry Study Group’s Innovation Award in 2015.