Jack Myers is a cultural, economic, and technology visionary; an award-winning documentary film producer; and an author who has researched and reported on the impact of media and technology on society for more than forty years. Jack is the author of The Future of Men: Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century and four previous books, including Virtual Worlds: Rewiring Our Emotional DNA, Reconnecting with Customers: Building Brands and Profits in the Relationship Age, and Adbashing: Surviving the Attacks on Advertising. His fourth book, Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics, and Saving the World, received International Book Awards in the Youth Issues and Women’s Issues categories. Jack is founder of Women Advancing, a 7,500-member all-women’s dual-mentoring support group, and he passionately believes that society needs to recognize how successful the women’s movement has been and will continue to be, as well as identify and address the implications for men, especially for young men and boys.
Jack’s career includes sales and management positions at CBS, ABC and Metromedia. He is Chairman of the Board of International Radio and Television Society (IRTS), a Board Member of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and served on the Advisory Board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University where he studied Media Ecology with Dr. Neil Postman. He is also a board member of the TD Foundation, serving the veteran families impacted by the conflicts in Afghanistan and the Mideast, and of the John A. Reisenbach Foundation, which supports safety in New York City.