March 18-20, 2019

Winning with Digital



Jeff Howe

Jeff Howe

  • Co-Author, Whiplash; visiting scholar
  • MIT Media Lab

Jeff Howe explores the frontiers of our media and technology future and brings back valuable, vivid reports on the dangers and possibilities waiting for us there. He coined the term crowdsourcing in 2006 and published a book on the subject in 2008. Now, with his new book Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future, he shows us how to navigate the exponential acceleration of everything digital and its white water confluence with the Internet.

Jeff is a visiting scholar at the MIT Media Lab and an assistant professor and the program coordinator for Media Innovation at Northeastern University. A longtime contributing editor at Wired covering media and entertainment, he was previously a senior editor at and a writer at the Village Voice. He has written for The New York Times and The Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report,, Mother Jones, and numerous other publications. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University during the 2009-2010 academic year.