Nick has been a columnist for The Guardian in London and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the MIT Sloan Management Review, Wired, Business 2.0, The Boston Globe, The Atlantic, The Industry Standard, The Banker, The Times of London, The Financial Times, BusinessWeek Online, Die Zeit and other periodicals. He also edited The Digital Enterprise, a book of Harvard Business Review writings on the Internet.
Called an “exceedingly lucid” speaker and one of the “100 Most Influential People in IT,” Nick speaks at conferences, corporations, universities and government agencies throughout the world on Information Technology, The Culture of Innovation, and Business strategy.
Rich with concrete examples, fascinating anecdotes, and practical advice, his talks challenge the conventional wisdom, engaging audiences and spurring fresh thinking and constructive debate. He is a frequent commentator on CNBC, CNN, and other networks.
Nick is also the author of two other influential books:
The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google,2008.
Does IT Matter? Information Technology and the Corrosion of Competitive Advantage, 2004 – named by CIO magazine as one of “Top 15 Most Groundbreaking Management Books”
Formerly the executive editor of the Harvard Business Review, he has written more than a dozen articles and interviews for that publication. His essay, Is Google Making Us Stupid?, has been collected in several anthologies, including The Best American Science and Nature Writing, The Best Spiritual Writing, and The Best Technology Writing.
A member of the Encyclopedia Britannica’s editorial board of advisors, Nick also serves on the steering board of the World Economic Forum’s cloud computing project. He has been a writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nick holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A., in English and American Literature and Language, from Harvard University.
Taken from publisher’s page www.leadingthoughts.com