John Seely Brown

Visiting Scholar, Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California; Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for the Edge

John Seely Brown (JSB) is a visiting scholar and advisor to the provost at University of Southern California, where he facilitates collaboration between the schools for communication and cinema and the Institute for Creative Technologies. He is also independent co-chairman for Deloitte’s Center for the Edge. JSB was chief scientist of Xerox Corporation until 2002 and director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center until 2000. He is a fellow of the American Association for Artificial Intelligence and serves on numerous boards, including Amazon. JSB has authored several books, including the soon-to-be-released Design Unbound, co-authored with Ann Pendleton-Jullian.

Videos/Audio of John Seely Brown

Before you can change the world, you have to be able to imagine other possibilities and see yourself as a political... See more
We live in a time when nearly every aspect of starting a business, identifying and connecting to markets, end-to-end... See more
A discussion with Shirley Ann Jackson, Andrew McAfee, Mickey McManus, and John Seely Brown See more
Design, writ large, has always dealt with varying levels of complexity. Designing eco-systemically is more than this.... See more
For the same reason people once referred to the television as the “vast wasteland,” some today consider the world of... See more
A fresh look at the challenges facing our education and learning environments. See more