Evan Carroll is an experience designer and author based in Raleigh, NC. He is co-author of Your Digital Afterlife (New Riders, 2010), the first book dedicated to helping everyday people understand and prepare for death in the digital era.
A frequent speaker on the topic of personal archives and digital estate planning, he has presented to audiences at SXSW Interactive, the Internet Archive and the Library of Congress.
He is also co-author and editor, along with John Romano, of The Digital Beyond, an online resource digital death and legacy issues. The site has grown into the go-to source for digital afterlife information. The New York Times, NPR’s Fresh Air, Obit magazine, NPR’s Here and Now, Fox News, CNN and The Atlantic have featured John and Evan and their work with The Digital Beyond and Your Digital Afterlife.
Evan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Science and is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree in Information Science at UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science.