Denise Caruso

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Denise Caruso "is the executive director and chair of the Hybrid Vigor Institute, which she founded in 2000 to initiate and support cross-disciplinary inquiry and collaboration on science, technology, and social issues. She spent 17 years as a commentator and analyst for and about technology-based industries and issues, most recently as the Technology columnist for The New York Times (1995-2000) and a contributor to the Times's Arts & Ideas section, writing primarily about scientific and academic research in progress. In addition to consulting with the Pew Charitable Trusts and Consumers Union on standards and practices for improving credibility on the Internet, Denise has been a visiting scholar at Interval Research Corporation and a visiting lecturer at Stanford University in the Human-Computer Interaction program. She was also the executive producer of Spotlight, an invitation-only conference for senior executives from the technology, communications, media, and interactive media industries.

"Before launching the Technology and Media Group, an information services company for Norman Pearlstine's Friday Holdings, in 1994, Denise was founding editor of Digital Media, the seminal newsletter in the emerging new-media industry, and an anchor columnist for the San Francisco Examiner's Sunday technology section. Her analyses have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Columbia Journalism Review, Wired, I.D. magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, and the Utne Reader. She has also provided commentary for NPR's “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.”“ [1]

"She is an affiliated researcher at the Center for Risk Perception and Communication at Carnegie Mellon University, a member of the Global Business Network, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Molecular Sciences Institute and the Independent Media Institute, and is a director emerita of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. She serves on the advisory boards of SustainAbility and Public Knowledge." [2]

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  1. Members, Global Business Network, accessed November 15, 2010.

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