2015sKevinManeyKevin Maney is a best-selling author and award-winning columnist. He writes a weekly column about technology and society for Newsweek.

Maney co-authored, with TIBCO CEO Vivek Ranadive, The Two-Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future…Just Enough. Merging brain science and computer science, it was a 2011 New York Times bestseller.

Maney also co-wrote the most widely distributed business book of 2011, Making the World Work Better, which marked IBM’s centennial.
His other books include Trade-Off: Why Some Things Catch On, and Others Don’t, The Maverick and His Machine: Thomas Watson Sr. and the Making of IBM, and Megamedia Shakeout.

Maney has been a contributor to Fortune, The Atlantic, Fast Company and ABC News, among other media outlets. He was a contributing editor at Conde Nast Portfolio during its brief run from 2007 to 2009. For 22 years, Maney was a columnist, editor and reporter at USA Today.

He’s appeared frequently on television and radio, including CBS Sunday Morning and NPR, and lectures at conferences and universities, including New York University, UNC, Chapel Hill, and his alma mater, Rutgers.

Maney has collaborated with CEOs and worked on projects in partnership with companies such as IBM, Cisco, IdeaPaint and Qualcomm.

His move to New York in 2011 sadly resulted in the break-up of his DC-based bar band, Not Dead Yet.