Advisory Board

Professor Suzanne Stein

Suzanne Stein, M.A. is Associate Professor of Development and Innovation at OCAD University and is presenting Escaping the Matrix: Designed Scenario Strategies at WorldFuture 2012.
Suzanne is a Foresight Analyst, Mentor, and Educator.
She comes to OCAD from SMARTlab in the UK where she was Deputy Director and Principal Research Fellow in Technology Futures. She also works with the CFC Media Lab where she holds a Faculty post. She was formerly a member of Nokia’s Insight & Foresight group, which studied emerging trends and identified new business opportunities created by disruptive technological and market developments.
Prior to this, she was the Director of Insights and Director of Project Management at Xcorporation, a communications and design firm. Suzanne is a Ph.D. candidate at the London School of Economics and founder of the research company Everyday Life. She was also the Canadian juror for the UN Task force, the World Summit Awards, and has held mentorship positions with the Interactive Project Lab and various advisory boards.
Suzanne earned her B.A. in Culture and Communications at McGill University in 1993. She earned her M.A. in Culture and Media Studies at the University of Sussex in 1995.
Watch 2020 Media Futures: Scenarios — Lords of the Cloud. Read her LinkedIn profile. Follow her Twitter feed.