Richard Nash is a coach, entrepreneur and publisher. In the 2000s he ran iconic indie book publisher Soft Skull Press, where he published writers such as Lynne Tillman, Eileen Myles, Lydia Millet, Maggie Nelson, Alain Mananckou, Genesis P'Orridge and David Rees. In the past decade he founded or led multiple media start-ups including Small Demons and Byliner. He was selected as one of 50 Visionaries Changing your World by the Utne Reader, and one of the five most inspiring people in digital publishing by the Frankfurt Book Fair. He now works as a coach to creative professionals and entrepreneurs.