John Seely Brown

Co-Chairman, Deloitte Centre for the Edge

JSB is a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California and the independent co-chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. Previously, he was Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation and the director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). He currently calls himself Chief of Confusion, helping people ask the right questions, trying to make a difference through his work speaking, writing, and teaching. In 2004 he was inducted into the Industry Hall of Fame and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009..