BA, College of Letters, Wesleyan University; MA in Literary Theory and Philosophy, University of Konstanz (German Academic Exchange Service Fellowship); PhD, MIT Media Laboratory. Work during the past 20 years includes technology research and development with: MIT Media Lab; Interval Research, UC Berkeley; Yahoo!; Invention Arts; Microsoft. Career includes pioneering work in context-aware computing, computer vision, mobile media metadata, social media, mobile and social advertising, and personal data technologies and applications, resulting in over 200 patent applications and numerous research prototypes, products and publications. Currently, Partner Architect, Microsoft, working on the vision and technology strategy for Microsoft's Applications and Services Group. Member: Rethinking Personal Data Project and Global Agenda Council for Data-Driven Development, World Economic Forum.