Bio: Michael Maness is a leading thinker on innovation, media and the transformational impact of the Internet. Michael became the first ever Innovator-in-Residence at the Harvard Business School. The position was created as part of the Digital Initiative at HBS, an effort that brings together leading scholars and practitioners to explore the re-invention of business in a digital, networked, and media-rich environment. Michael’s exploration and research investigates why innovation fails or thrives in business cultures. Michael is the co-founder of Subculture and was the first Innovator in Residence for the Harvard Business School Digital Initiative. Michael was previously the VP of Journalism and Media Innovation at the John S. And James L. Knight Foundation. Prior to his work at Knight, he was VP of Innovation and Design for Gannet and USA Today, the largest publisher in the US and a Fortune 300 company.