FORA.tv Speaker - John Seely Brown

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Biography

John Seely Brown, commonly referred to as “JSB,” is a visiting scholar and advisor to the provost at the University of Southern California and the independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. Prior to that, he was the chief scientist of Xerox Corporation and director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), a position he held for nearly two decades. While head of PARC, JSB expanded the role of corporate research to include such topics as the management of radical innovation, organizational learning, complex adaptive systems, and nanotechnologies. JSB is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) and the National Academy of Education, a fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and of AAAS, and a trustee of the MacArthur Foundation. He serves on numerous public and private boards. He is the author of several books including, most recently, A New Culture of Learning with Douglas Thomas.

4 Programs

How ‘Playing Games’ Can Improve the Federal Government

06.30.12 | 00:55:31 min | 0 comments

Enacting the Future: Socio-technical Perspective

09.16.11 | 00:40:17 min | 0 comments

Power of Pull: How Small Moves Set Big Things in Motion

09.22.10 | 01:20:31 min | 0 comments

Technology and the Global Economy

07.07.06 | 01:16:21 min | 0 comments