Kevin Kelly helped launch Wired magazine in 1993 and served as its executive editor until 1999. Kelly is now Wired's editor-at-large. During his tenure, Wired won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence.
Kelly is also a founding board member of the WELL, a ground-breaking online teleconferencing system considered by the Internet population to be a model of online culture, and a pioneer in developing online communities.
He is now a member of the Global Business Network, a consulting group based in Emeryville, California that specializes in creating scenarios of the future for global businesses. Kelly was a fellow at the Center for Business Innovation, run by Ernst & Young.
He is the author of Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Economic and Social Systems and New Rules for the New Economy, which was a bestseller in the United States in 1994. Kelly's writing has appeared in many national and international publications such as the New York Times, Economist, Time, Harpers, Science, GQ, Wall Street Journal, and Esquire.
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