A former executive editor of the Harvard Business Review, NICHOLAS G. CARR writes and speaks on technology, business, and culture.
Carr writes regularly for the Financial Times, Strategy & Business, and The Guardian. His articles have also appeared in The New York Times, Wired, Business 2.0, The Banker, and Advertising Age, as well as on his blog Rough Type. He is a member of the Encyclopaedia Britannica's editorial board of advisors.
In 2005, Optimize magazine named Carr one of the leading thinkers on information technology, and in 2007 eWeek named him one of the 100 most influential people in IT. Earlier in his career, he was a principal at Mercer Management Consulting.
Carr has been a speaker at MIT, Harvard, Wharton, the Kennedy School of Government, NASA, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, as well as at many industry, corporate, and professional events throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A. in English literature from Harvard University.
He is the author of Does IT Matter?, The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, and, most recently, Utopia Is Creepy: And Other Provocations.