David Weinberger

David Weinberger

Formal First Name
1950 - present

David Weinberger is one of the world’s most respected thought leaders at the intersection of technology, business, and society. His work focuses on how the internet is changing human relationships, communication and the society as a whole. One of the connected economy’s most thought-provoking mavericks, David is a fellow at Harvard University’s prestigious Berkman Center, a former philosophy professor, NPR commentator, technology columnist, weblogging pioneer, dot com entrepreneur, and consultant for corporations of all sizes—from Fortune 500 companies to early-stage startups. Dubbed a "marketing guru" by The Wall Street Journal, David co-authored the influential bestseller The Cluetrain Manifesto, which was described as "a primer on Internet making" by The Guardian and "the most important book since "In Search of Excellence" by InformationWeek. In his books, countless posts and articles, David has explored the effect of the Internet and AI on knowledge, on how we organize our ideas, on the disruptive architecture of the web, and the core concepts by which we think about our world.


  • He was a gag writer for the comic strip "Inside Woody Allen", and a marketing consultant and executive at several high-tech companies.

  • He has been a marketing VP at pioneering web companies, and adviser to high tech companies and presidential campaigns.

  • He was a writer-in-residence at Google AI's People and AI Research group for two years.


  • He has been published in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Scientific American, The Miami Herald, The Boston Globe, USA Today, The Guardian, and Wired.

  • Journalists from The New York Times, Newsweek, Time, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, InformationWeek, The Economist, Foreign Policy, and Wall Street Journal turn to him for insight.

  • He has been a columnist for, United Airlines magazine Rhapsody, and Knowledge Management World.

  • He has also been a regular commentator on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" and has appeared on many podcasts.


  • Everyday Chaos: Technology, Complexity, and How We’re Thriving in a New World of Possibility (2019)

  • Too Big to Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now That the Facts Aren't the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room (2014)

  • Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory Of The Web (2008)

  • Everything Is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder (2007)