Dr. Julie Albright Joins iMasons Board of Directors
Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is proud to announce that Julie M. Albright, PhD., has joined the iMasons Board of Directors. “The intersection of digital technology and the social aspects of our connected world is having a fundamental impact on how we act as a society” said Dean Nelson, iMason’s Chairman and Founder. “As a digital sociologist, Dr. Albright has a unique perspective on our industry and how we can shape the future of the professionals that build the foundation for the internet of
everything. It’s all about the people. Her expertise is second to none.”
Dr. Albright is a faculty member in the Department of Applied Psychology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California. She is a highly sought-after keynote speaker and consultant for large corporations, including eHarmony. She has headlined conferences for IBM Global, SAP for Utilities, Distributech, the American Society of Petroleum Engineers, Data Center Dynamics, and IoT North America. She’s also a media commentator, and a go-to expert on digital culture, having appeared on NBC Nightly News, CNN, The Today Show, Nat Geo, The Wall Street Journal, and many others. See more of Dr. Albright’s accomplishments in her introductory video.
Dr. Albright’s new book Left to Their Own Devices: How Digital Natives are Reshaping the American Dream – on the social impacts of our ubiquitous digital connectivity will be published Fall 2018 by Random House/Prometheus.
“Given the increasing demand for 24/7 connectivity by consumers, businesses and an increasing array of smart “things,” professionals in the hyperscale infrastructure space need an organization to anticipate the changing demands and face the challenges of a digital society and increasingly, a globalized, connected world”, said Dr. Albright. “I’m excited to join iMasons leadership team to help grow the next generation of infrastructure professionals, diversify the community, and help find additional ways for members to give back. I look forward to lending a hand!”
ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE MASONS
Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is a non-profit, professional association of technology and business leaders who represent over $150Bn in infrastructure projects in over 130 countries. The organization is guided by an Advisory Council comprised of global leaders who manage some of the largest digital infrastructure portfolios in the world. The iMasons vision is to Unite the Builders of the Digital Age by enabling our global membership to Connect, Grow, and Give Back. Members leave their companies at the door and connect as individuals. IMasons has four strategic industry priorities – increase Awareness, enhance Education opportunities, champion Diversity & Inclusion, and promote Sustainability through deep member engagement.