Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the Laboratory for Digital Humanism at CUNY/Queens, IFTF Equitable Enterprise Initiative Advisor
Media theorist, author, and professor Douglas Rushkoff has joined Institute for the Future as a Research Fellow. Douglas is a professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at CUNY/Queens and author of more than a dozen bestselling books about media, technology, and culture, including Program or Be Programmed, Present Shock, Media Virus, and his latest, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity.
Douglas is a master at seeing and explaining cultural shifts as they are emerging and connecting the dots across economics, business, politics, and our daily lives. Through all of his work, he advocates for the use of technology to empower people and enrich our humanity, not tomorrow but today.