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I'm hosting a Google Hangout to discuss my research and to hear your questions/ feedback.
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Our 2015 Tech Trends report is here! This year featuring 55 trends and 100+ companies... http://slidesha.re/1z6jFiK
At the end of each year, Webbmedia Group applies our FuturePrint Trend- spotting Framework to surface the most important emerging trends in digital media and technology for the year ahead. This 2015 Trend Report offers 55 key insights representing the immediate trends that we think will matter most in the coming year.
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Here's the result of my work at Harvard... A new blueprint for the future of journalism education. http://bit.ly/1C4x1ix
In the fall of 2000, I sat in the large seminar room at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism listening to a lecture …
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Our annual Tech Trends report was featured on PBS Newshour! +Hari Sreenivasan and I talk about what's coming in 2015... http://buff.ly/1Ak5JkO
Are high-tech personal gadgets on your holiday shopping list? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Amy Webb of Webbmedia Group about the rise of wearable devices, the inherent concerns over data collection and security and the industry that’s popped up to help safeguard consumer privacy. Continue reading →
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Google Now users: walk by a store that caries a product you've looked up on Chrome and it'll automagically alert you http://buff.ly/1kI53NW
You’ve been looking for the perfect pair of hiking boots online, but haven’t gotten around to pulling the trigger. Starting today, if you’re out and about… - Google - Google+
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"Unfortunately, the future won’t materialize as it did in Star Trek..."  http://buff.ly/1sNWhmB

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Internet and technology experts see voice recognition as the next big thing for "smart," internet-connected devices, according to a report released today by Pew Research Center. A survey of more than 1,600 people identified as technology builders and analysts found that most expected voice recognition and speech synthesis to be the computer interface of the...
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Sheesh. My latest +Slate story hit a nerve. http://bit.ly/13ItZiE.

On Sunday, I explained why there are, in fact, a few errant photos of my daughter floating around online on America Weekend. Lots more media happening this week: CNN, CTV, NPR, CKNW…
I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend’s 5-year-old daughter “Kate,” (a pseudonym) standing outside of her house in a bright yellow bikini, the street address clearly visible behind her on the front door. A caption read “Leaving for our annual Labor Day weekend at the beach,” and...
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Very excited to be on CNN this morning!
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Founder and CEO
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Digital Strategy, Near-Term Future, Thinking Big
Employment
  • Webbmedia Group
    Founder and CEO, 2005 - present
  • U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission
    Delegate, 2010 - present
  • Slate
    Columnist, 2013 - present
  • Spark Camp
    Co-Founder, 2011 - present
  • Columbia University
    Lecturer, 2007 - present
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New York City
Previously
Baltimore - Chicago - Philadelphia - Morioka - Tokyo - Hong Kong - San Francisco - Bloomington
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Founder of Webbmedia Group, a near-term digital trends and strategy agency. Co-founder of Spark Camp. Bestselling author of "Data, A Love Story." Clarinetist. Big Data. Little pastries.
Introduction
Amy Webb is CEO of Webbmedia Group, a digital strategy agency that focuses on near-term emerging technology trends. She and her team help Webbmedia Group’s clients prepare for future business disruption using research, ideation and a vast knowledge of digital media. Webbmedia Group works with Fortune 50, Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies as well as large nonprofits, universities and government agencies. Recently, Amy’s team worked with American Express to re-imagine the future of credit cards on mobile phones and the City of Chicago to redesign, in every aspect, a modern library system for the 21st century. In addition, Amy is the co-founder of Spark Camp, a 501(c)(3) invite-only series of conversations that brings together the brightest minds in media and technology to solve problems in society.

Amy holds many professional affiliations and collaborates with a number of institutions. She is a Delegate on the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission and has been a Lecturer at the Columbia University Sulzberger Program at the Graduate School of Journalism since it began in 2007. She is a member of the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Libraries. Amy is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Interactive Media Peer Group), serving as a judge for the Emmy awards. Amy is a former member of the Board of Directors for the Online News Association and serves on a number of advisory boards, including the SXSW Accelerator, Temple University’s School of Media and Communication and the International Center for Journalists. Amy is an advisor to several startups, including TheLi.st, AdGlue and Knod.es.

Amy originally attended the Jacobs School of Music to study classical clarinet and has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She also earned Nikyu Certification in the Japanese government-administered Language Proficiency Test and speaks fluently. Amy began her career as a reporter/ writer with Newsweek (Tokyo) and the Wall Street Journal (Hong Kong) where she covered emerging technology, media and cultural trends. She contributes to a number of publications, including the Harvard Business Review and Slate, where she writes the "Data Mine" column.

In 2013, Amy published “Data, A Love Story,” a bestselling book about the world of online dating, consumer behavior and finding love via algorithms. Amy was featured on Good Morning America, 20/20, The View, NPR and CNN, and her book was covered by numerous media outlets, including People Magazine, Time, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Wired, Elle, Slate, Huffington Post, Grazia, ReadWrite, Mashable and many others. Data has since been translated into several languages and has garnered a worldwide audience.

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Last year, Forbes named Amy one of the “Women Changing The World,” while the Columbia Journalism Review included Amy on its “20 Women To Watch in Media” list.
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Indiana University
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Female
Birthday
October 18
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