Full Name
Jeff Cole
Job Title
Director & CEO
USC Anenberg, Center for the Digital Future
Speaker Bio
Jeffrey Cole has been at the forefront of media and communication technology issues both in the United States and internationally for the past three decades. An expert in the field of technology and emerging media, Cole serves as an adviser to governments and leading companies around the world as they craft digital strategies.

In July 2004 Dr. Cole joined the USC Annenberg School for Communication as Director of the newly formed Center for the Digital Future and as a Research Professor. Twice he received UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Award. In 2022 Cole received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor awarded to distinguished Americans including Presidents, Nobel Prize Winners and CEOs who exemplify a life dedicated to their community and the world at large. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from UCLA with a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D.
Jeff Cole