Phil Simon is the author of the The New Small (Motion, 2010), Why New Systems Fail (Cengage, 2010) and The Next Wave of Technologies (John Wiley & Sons, 2010). He consults companies on how to optimize their use of technology. His contributions have been featured on The Globe and Mail, ZDNet, The New York Times, ReadWriteWeb, and many other sites. While not consulting, Phil speaks about emerging trends and technologies. He received a BS in policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University and a master’s in industrial and labor relations from Cornell University.