Doc Searls

Called an “Internet pioneer” by Elon University/Pew Internet and “one of the most respected technology writers in America” by New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, Doc Searls is perhaps best known for the bestselling The Cluetrain Manifesto (Basic Books, 2000, 2010), The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012), and his work as an editor of Linux Journal from 1996 until it closed in 2019. (He continues to co-host its podcast, Reality 2.0.).  He is also a fellow of the Center for Information Technology & Society at the University of California Santa Barbara, an alumnus fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University (where he continues to run ProjectVRM), and a visiting scholar with the Ostrom Workshop at Indiana University. He is also a co-founder and board member of Customer Commons.