Lecture by John Seely Brown on Dec 9th 2010, at 7pm in Timken Hall(SF)
Presented as part of CCA's Graduate Studies Lecture Series, we are honored to announce John Seely Brown speaking to us on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 7pm in Timken Lecture Hall at CCA San Francisco Campus.
Directions to 1111 8th Street San Francisco, CA 94107
John Seely Brown is a visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California(USC) and the Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge.
Prior to that he was the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation and the director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)--a position he held for nearly two decades. While head of PARC, Brown expanded the role of corporate research to include such topics as organizational learning, knowledge management, complex adaptive systems, and nano/mems technologies. He was a cofounder of the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL). His personal research interests include the management of radical innovation, digital youth culture, digital media, and new forms of communication and learning.
JSB is an avid reader, traveler and motorcyclist.
Part scientist, part artist and part strategist, JSB's views are unique and distinguished by a broad view of the human contexts in which technologies operate and a healthy skepticism about whether or not change always represents genuine progress.