Adam Bly is the founder and CEO of Seed Media Group, a global media and technology company with brands including Seed, ScienceBlogs (in partnership with National Geographic), ResearchBlogging, Seed Visualization, and Visualizing (in partnership with GE). He is the editor of "Science is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science + Society" (HarperCollins). He has lectured at the World Economic Forum, The Museum of Modern Art, Harvard, MIT, The Royal Society, and the U.S. Department of State on the future of science and its role in society.
Together with Paola Antonelli he co-founded the Seed/MoMA Salon, laying the foundation for Design and the Elastic Mind, the ground-breaking exhibition about science and design at The Museum of Modern Art. In 2007, Adam was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He serves on the Forum’s Science Advisory Committee and as Vice Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Design Innovation. Adam began his career at the age of 16 as the youngest guest researcher at the National Research Council of Canada, where he spent three years studying the biochemistry of cancer. He lives in New York.
Visualizing Complex Issues
How is data visualization changing how we investigate and understand complex issues -- from cities to economies to human behavior. We'll use recent work from the panelists along with other projects at various scales to explore what we can now know through big data and design.
Moderated by Adam Bly with panelists Amanda Cox, Moritz Stefaner and Wes Grubbs.