FORA.tv Speaker - James Martin
James Martin is founder and chairman emeritus of Headstrong, a global consultancy that helps leading companies worldwide create real business values from digital technologies.
Known as 'the Guru of the Information Age' he is widely recognized as an authority on the social and commercial ramifications of computers and technology. He has written more than 100 textbooks, some of which were seminal works that changed perceptions in the IT industry.
In 1977, his book The Wired Society: A Challenge for Tomorrow, which is based on his predictions and progressive views about technology, received a Pulitzer Prize nomination. And Computer World, in its 25th anniversary issue, ranked him fourth among the 25 individuals who have most influenced the world of computer science.
His current book, "The Meaning of the 21st Century: Transformation and Survival," was published by Riverhead/Penguin in October 2006. It is currently being filmed for American Public Broadcasting.
09.16.06 | 00:41:50 min
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