Kevin Werbach

Kevin Werbach

Associate Professor, Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School
Organizer of Supernova Technology Conference
Kevin Werbach is an Associate Professor in the Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, and the organizer of the Supernova technology conference. He was a member of the Presidential Transition Team for the Obama Administration, and served until recently as a consultant to both the Federal Communications Commission and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
  • Regulation & Uber, Airbnb & Nest

    Today’s disruptive innovators may believe they belong outside traditional regulation. They don’t, and we’ll be better off for it, writes...

  • Beyond Digital

    The speed of past technological change pales in comparison to the speed of future change. Even digital is about to become passé.

  • Hanging up on the Phone Network

    Before ditching your wireline, consider what happened in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and the implications for universal connectivity.

  • Innovation Equals More Than Technology

    It’s time to think about innovation in broader terms than just new technology. Government especially needs to be in the conversation.

  • Let the Games Begin

    At Deloitte, Microsoft, the White House and beyond, gamification is being applied to virtually every area of business.

  • Opening Our Eyes and MOOC-ing to the Future

    Penn and other elite centers of higher education are poised to take an innovative leap with Coursera.

  • Digital Content: The Half-Full Glass

    Digital distribution is a success, although proposed legislation in Congress might make you wonder if Internet downloading has been a giant disaster...

  • Patently Misguided

    Patents have become a sort of weapon in business warfare. Increasingly, they're being acquired by companies like Google in order to protect their...

  • Let’s Play a Game

    Wharton gamification guru Kevin Werbach charts the rise of the gamification business trend.

  • Revolution Abroad, Revolution at Home?

    As I write this, the spark of revolution in the Middle East that began in Tunisia and toppled the leader of Egypt has spread to Bahrain and Libya....

  • Telepresence: Reach Out and Touch Someone

    Welcome to the age of ‘telepresence.’ Videoconferencing has been around for years, but telepresence takes it to a new level of richness and...

  • Network Neutrality and the False Choice Between Competition and Regulation

    The hottest topic in Internet and communications policy these days is network neutrality. An intense battle rages between the FCC and broadband...

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