Henry Jenkins

Author, "Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide"

Henry Jenkins is the Provost’s Professor of Communications, Journalism, Cinematic Arts, and Education at the University of Southern California. His book, "Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide," has been widely credited with inspired much of the buzz around transmedia. He recently ran the Transmedia Hollywood conference, a joint USC-UCLA event designed to foster conversations between industry leaders and academics, and he is moderating a session on transmedia at the 2011 NAB Show, the annual media & technology industry conference in Las Vegas, which features Starlight Runner’s Jeff Gomez, Red Faction’s Danny Bilson, The Ghost Whisperer’s Kim Moses, The Walking Dead’s Gale Anne Hurd, and Conspiracy for Good’s Tim Kring -- a dream team of transmedia experts.