Outsell Inc. Bill O'Brien

Bill O'Brien

Director, Business Development


Bill has over 30 years of experience working at the intersection of content, technology and workflow. He has worked with global clients across the information industry and the vendor community. Bill has worked at technology startups through Fortune 150 companies. He has a keen eye for revenue growth and new product development.

Most recently Bill spent nearly 13 years at Copyright Clearance Center as the Director of Business Development. Working in the software products group, Bill was responsible for the sales and evolution of innovative products impacting publishers of all stripes.

Bill has tremendous experience with strategic, consultative business development and is a trusted resource for his international client base.

At Outsell, Bill is responsible for managing the relationship with select strategic accounts so they can fully leverage the Outsell value proposition.


  • C-Level Relationship Management
  • Corporate Account Management
  • Business Development
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Global Strategy
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Vendor & Client Relations
  • Networking
  • Product Development


Bachelor of Arts from University of Massachusetts


  • Copyright Clearance Center
  • Eduventures
  • Gartner
  • Pitney Bowes Document Services Division
  • ADR, Inc.


Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-o-brien/

Email: bobrien@outsellinc.com

Phone: +1 (978) 500 – 5236

More About Bill

Favorite Breakfast

Making my homemade pancakes with Vermont maple syrup for my family.  OK…with bacon.

Where I Grew Up

Lowell, Massachusetts

Waitsfield, Vermont

Activities Outside of Work

Family, Skiing, Hiking, Tennis, Travel

Favorite Music

Classic rock and Grateful Dead

Best Vacation I've Taken

Skiing for a week with a High Mountain Guide in Chamonix and a ski week in Portillo, Chile (in August) followed by a couple of days on the beach in Vina del Mar.

Favorite Authors

John Irving, Jon Krakauer and Sebastian Junger