Alexandra Samuel is a digital explorer.

 

For two decades, her research, writing and speaking have shaped the way we use and understand the Internet. An internationally recognized expert on the business and social impact of technology, Alex works with the world’s leading companies, NGOs and publications to craft the stories and strategies that define how we live and work online.

 

From the pages of the Harvard Business Review to the boardrooms of Fortune 1000 companies, Alex sparks the conversations that turn organizations and people into online leaders.

Alexandra Samuel is a digital explorer.

 

For two decades, her research, writing and speaking have shaped the way we use and understand the Internet. An internationally recognized expert on the business and social impact of technology, Alex works with the world’s leading companies, NGOs and publications to craft the stories and strategies that define how we live and work online.

 

From the pages of the Harvard Business Review to the boardrooms of Fortune 1000 companies, Alex sparks the conversations that turn organizations and people into online leaders.
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What if you could use online tools the way Alex does: to beat digital overload and focus on the work that matters most?

Now you can learn to use social media like a pro. Work Smarter with Social Media: A Guide to Managing Evernote, Twitter, LinkedIn and Your Email is a new book from the Harvard Business Review Press that shares Alex’s approach to using social media on the job.

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Upcoming talks

Join Alex for this panel and meetup hosted by BC Business magazine and HootSuite.

How to disaster proof your business’s social media
at HootSuite and BC Business's #HootupBCB

May 21, 2015
HootSuite Media, 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver

Join Alex for a thoughtful keynote on her latest research into the impact that technology has on our lives, minds and families.

Parenting in the digital age
at The Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education's Heart-Mind 2015: Human Connection in a Digital World

October 2, 2015
Vancouver Convention Center

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How the Internet made me a better mother

How does the Internet change who we are? Most of my work boils down to this one question, but today, it’s nipping at me with particular urgency. That’s because it’s my 44th birthday, and as I often do on my birthday, I find myself taking stock of my...

How kids create security risks — and business opportunities

In today’s Wall Street Journal, I outline the security risks posed by the hacker in your house: the child or teen who may be “borrowing” your credit card to make online purchases, downloading viruses or inadvertently open vulnerabilities in your network. That story...

A family Minecraft policy

Minecraft has become a global phenomenon because kids love playing it, and parents and educators praise the way it fuels creativity and learning. But we’ve held off on introducing it to our household because we’re concerned about the compulsive behaviour...