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.