Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel is vice president of Pearson Technology Group and publisher of San Francisco-based Peachpit Creative Pro Publishing Group, part of Pearson Education. Peachpit is home to the world's leading books, videos, digital products, and authors specializing in design, graphics, photography, digital video, and web design/development. Imprints include Peachpit Press, New Riders, Adobe Press, Apple Certified Training, and Kelby Books.
Prior to joining Peachpit, Aldrich-Ruenzel was group president for all graphics products, services, new media, and training at Dynamic Graphics (DG). Aldrich-Ruenzel first joined Dynamic Graphics to start Step-By-Step Graphics magazine and Step-By-Step Digital Design, the internationally recognized how-to publications for graphic designers. Aldrich-Ruenzel has received many awards throughout her career, served on the boards of international graphics organizations, chaired and presented at design and technology conferences, and judged traditional and digital design competitions.