Nick Carr, ABA TECHSHOW 2015 Keynote Speaker

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Nick Carr keynote speaker

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In addition to a bestselling author, Nick has been a columnist for The Guardian in London and his articles have appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, the MIT Sloan Management ReviewWiredBusiness 2.0The Boston Globe,The AtlanticThe Industry StandardThe BankerThe Times of London, The Financial TimesBusinessWeek OnlineDie Zeit and other periodicals.  He also edited The Digital Enterprise, a book of Harvard Business Review writings on the Internet. His book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, is a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times bestseller. His newest book, The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, September, 2014, offers a rare and necessary look at the intersection of the machine and humanity.

Called an “exceedingly lucid” speaker and one of the “100 Most Influential People in IT,” Nick speaks at conferences, corporations, universities and government agencies throughout the world on Information Technology, The Culture of Innovation, and Business strategy.

Nick is also the author of two other influential books:

Formerly the executive editor of the Harvard Business Review, he has written more than a dozen articles and interviews for that publication. His essay Is Google Making Us Stupid? has been collected in several anthologies, including The Best American Science and Nature WritingThe Best Spiritual Writing, and The Best Technology Writing.

A member of the Encyclopedia Britannica’s editorial board of advisors, Nick also serves on the steering board of the World Economic Forum’s cloud computing project. He has been a writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nick holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A., in English and American Literature and Language, from Harvard University.

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