Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is the Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford. His research focuses on the role of information in a networked economy. Earlier he spent ten years on the faculty of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He has published eleven books, including the international bestseller, Big Data; Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age; and Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data. He is the author of over a hundred articles and book chapters on the economics and governance of information.
He is a frequent public speaker, and sought expert for print and broadcast media worldwide. He and his work have been featured in (among others) New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Economist, Nature, Science, NPR, and BBC.