Leah Hunter has spent her career exploring the intersection of technology, culture, and design. She writes about the human side of tech for Fast Company, O'Reilly Radar, Business Punk, and mentors tech companies.
Formerly AVP of Innovation at Idea Couture and an editor at MISC Magazine, she is an ethnographer by both training and nature. She has lead innovation sessions for clients such as Banana Republic, Apple, PepsiCo, American Express, Electrolux, and Levi's.
When she's not writing, you can find Leah: emceeing the SXSW Accelerator; leading IDEATE, a camp of entrepreneurs and world-changers at Burning Man; speaking about “How To See The Future” through The Lavin Agency; modeling; consulting for UnreasonableWomen.com; or teaching MBA courses and workshops on new technology and ethnography at grad schools -- including California College of the Arts, CEDIM— Mexico, University of California Berkeley, NYU, and The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
She is writing "the future hunter" a book about what's coming in 5 years, based on interviews with 64 rockstar scientist, CEOs, and amazing thinkers.