Keynote Speaker: David Weinberger, Ph.D.
David Weinberger, Ph.D., is a co-author of the seminal work in Internet marketing, The Cluetrain Manifesto (2000). He is a well-known writer, consultant, and mainstream media commentator, focusing on how the Internet is changing our ideas, and our roles as citizens and customers. He is the author of two other highly regarded books, “Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web” and “Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder.” His upcoming book, “Too Big to Know” (2011), looks at how the networking of knowledge and expertise is changing how we understand our world and make decisions in it.
Dr. Weinberger was a marketing VP at early Internet startups, and has been a strategic marketing consultant to companies large and small. He was Senior Internet Advisor to the Howard Dean presidential campaign.
Dr. Weinberger is a senior researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, a co-director of the Harvard Library Innovation Lab, and a Franklin Fellow at the U.S. State Department. He has a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto. He lives in Boston with his wife and children.