Senior Researcher in Centro Berkman para Internet y Sociedad de la Universidad de Harvard
Dr. Weinberger is a Senior Researcher a Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet & Society and has taught Internet policy and culture at Harvard Law. He is also co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, which develops software that envisions ways for libraries to bring their full value online and in the open. He is also a Franklin Fellow at the United States Department of State where he works on the transformation from a need-to-know to need-to-share culture.
Dr. David Weinberger writes about the effect of technology on our ideas about ourselves, our world, and our businesses. His most recent book, "Too Big to Know" (Basic Books, Fall 2011) is about the the way the networking of knowledge is changing its nature and role. He is a co-author of the bestselling "The Cluetrain Manifesto." His prior book, "Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder," explores the deep changes the digitizing of information has brough in how we think about how ideas fit together. His work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, USA Today, Wired, Salon, The Guardian, Foreign Affairs, and many others. He has been a frequent commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and is a columnist for KMWorld and Il Sole 24 ore (Italy's leading financial daily newspaper). The Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council named him "Mover and Shaker" of the year in 2007. He writes the blog Joho (www.JohoTheBlog.com), and gives talks around the world to business, government and academic audiences.
Dr. Weinberger has served as marketing VP at technology companies that introduced the first "wysiwyg" text and graphics word processor, the first corporate document management system, the first corporate intranet collaboration suite, and one of the first Web search engines. As a marketing consultant he has has worked with many companies, from startups to Fortune 500s.
He has been an Internet adviser to presidential campaigns, including to the Howard Dean campaign. He has remained active in e-government projects.
David has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto and taught college philosophy for six years before entering high tech. He lives in Boston.
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