Dr Johnny Ryan is Chief Innovation Officer of The Irish Times. He is also an associate on the emerging digital environment at the Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge. His second book ‘A
History of the Internet and the Digital Future’ is on the reading list at Harvard, Stanford, and other top tier institutions. His writing has appeared in Fortune, Contagious, BusinessWeek, Wired, NATO Review, and Ars Technica. His PhD at the University of Cambridge, where he was an O’Reilly Foundation Scholar at Magdalene College, examined how terrorist memes proliferate online.