Sree Sreenivasan, Loeb Visiting Professor, Stony Brook University

Sree Sreenivasan, Loeb Visiting Professor, Stony Brook University

Loeb Visiting Professor, Stony Brook University

Sree Sreenivasan is a leading consultant, speaker and trainer for nonprofits, corporations, startups and executives. He’s doing 50+ workshops in 25+ cities in 10+ countries this year. In 2018, he and his best friend Andrew Lih launched Digimentors, a new kind of digital consultancy of strategists, trainers and coaches – and doers: https://digimentors.group. They also offer membership programs for individuals and organizations who want year-round training and coaching to thrive in the digital economy. He has been Chief Digital Officer of major institutions in multiple industries: City of New York (working at City Hall); Columbia University; and the Metropolitan Museum of Art (leading a 70-person team that helped keep the 150-year-old institution relevant in the smartphone age). Before joining the Met, he spent 20 years as a full-time professor at Columbia Journalism School. He was named one of Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2015; the world’s most influential Chief Digital Officer by CDO Club in 2016; and one of Poynter’s 35 most influential people in social media in 2010. He is a contributor to CNBC’s “Squawk Alley,” appearing monthly to talk tech. He taught entrepreneurship for four years at Columbia with Ken Lerer, cofounder of HuffPost, chairman of BuzzFeed and cofounder of LererHippeau Ventures.