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Julia Hobsbawm

Editorial Intelligence Ltd;


Julia Hobsbawm founded the 'knowledge networking' business www.editorialintelligence.com and consults, writes, teaches, talks and blogs in particular on modern connectedness, the human in a machine age, business productivity and the subject she has defined on modern knowledge networks - Social Health. She is an Honorary Visiting Professor at London's Cass Business School and at the University of Suffolk in the UK. She is the author of several books and articles covering communication, business, the media and the future of the workplace. She has written and presented the 5 part BBC Radio 4 series "Networking Nation" and is a regular blog contributor for the World Economic Forum.
In October she joins the European Board of the Workforce Institute, established by Kronos.
Hobsbawm's new book, 'Fully Connected' was published by Bloomsbury in Spring 2017 and was made Book of the Week by The Times Higher Education Supplement. It was praised by INSEAD and London Business School's Professor Herminia Ibarra as 'stella...a must-read for individuals and policymakers alike' and by Andrew Keen as 'the most profound book about connectivity published this century".
Professor Hobsbawm was awarded an OBE for Services to Business in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2015.