Joyce Schwarz is an emerging technology expert, futurist, consultant, and author of such books as Reinventing Hollywood, Gateway to the Next Millennium, Multimedia 2000, and Successful Recareering. She began her career as a New York magazine editor and went on to serve as a top executive at several major ad agencies, including Foote Cone and Belding. She has created campaigns to launch more than 100 consumer products ranging from ATM machines in California and Hawaii to the 911 emergency services system for AT&T and PacBell. Schwarz has a master's degree in professional writing from USC and is past president of the USC/Cinema Alumni Association. She has consulted on Telecom and convergence issues for more than 15 years for clients ranging from France Telecom to Philips to WebTV through her firm JCOM (http://www.joycecom.com), located in Marina Del Rey, California and New York City. In 1993, she launched her own cable television show covering the Internet and interactive entertainment. A syndicated columnist for several trade publications, she is well known as a speaker and moderator for Internet World, eTV, and Digital Hollywood. She has been interviewed by numerous TV and radio talk shows and print media ranging from PBS to NBC News to Time to National Public Radio on such subjects as consumer technology, wireless products and services, and the future workplace. You can contact her via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.