Doc Searls is a journalist, author and editor-in-chief of Linux Journal whose mission is empowering individual customers in the networked economy. In pursuiing that mission, Doc has led ProjectVRM at Harvard's Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society since 2006, and co-founded Customer Commons. He also co-authored The Cluetrain Manifesto (Basic Books, 2000) a bestseller that remains one of the most widely cited works of the Internet age, and authored The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge (Harvard Business Review Press, 2012). Since 2006 has been a fellow with the Center for Information Technology & Society at UC-Santa Barbara and for two years was a visiting scholar at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at NYU. The author and New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman calls Doc "one of the most respected technology writers in America."