Keynote Speaker


 Lee Rainie

 Lee Rainie
Director
Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project
Co-Author, Networked: The New Social Operating System

Lee Rainie is the Director of the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, a non-profit, non–partisan "fact tank" that studies the social impact of the internet.

The Project has issued more than 300 reports based on its surveys that examine people's online activities and the internet's role in their lives. Lee is a co-author of Up for Grabs, Hopes and Fears, Ubiquity, Mobility, Security, and Challenges and Opportunities -- a series of books about the future of the internet. He is also co-authoring a book for MIT Press about the social impact of technology with sociologist Barry Wellman that will be published in May 2012 - Networked: The New Social Operating System.

Prior to launching the Pew Internet Project, Lee was managing editor of U.S. News & World Report. He is a graduate of Harvard University and has a master's degree in political science from Long Island University.

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Event Information

DATE: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

TIME:
7:30  - 12:00 PM

The Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC

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