John Seely Brown
University of Southern California
Company scientist and executive; Research institution administrator; Academic institution advisor; Educator
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Independent Co-Chairman, Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation; Visiting Scholar and Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California. Expanded the role of corporate research to include organizational learning, complex adaptive systems, micro electrical mechanical system (MEMS) and NANO as director of the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and chief scientist of Xerox Corporation. Co-author of The Social life of Information (2000) and The Only Sustainable Edge (2005).