Authors : John Eger
Creativity and Innovation Author, Lecturer John M. Eger
John Eger is an internationally known author and lecturer on the subjects of creativity and innovation, telecommunications and economic development. A former Advisor to two Presidents and Director of the White House Office of Telecommunications Policy he helped spearhead the restructuring of America's telecom industry and was Senior Vice President of CBS responsible for Worldwide Enterprises, which opened China to commercial television.
More recently he served as Chair of California Governor's first Commission on Information Technology; Chair of the Governors Committee on Education and Technology; and Chair of San Diego Mayor's "City of the Future" Commission. The author of over 100 articles, books and book chapters he authored the seminal "Guidebook for Smart Communities", a "how to" for communities struggling to compete in the age of the Internet; and "The Creative Community: Linking Art, Culture, Commerce and Community", a call to action to reinvent our communities for the Creative Age. He is also Van Deerlin Professor of Communications and Director of the Creative Economy Initiative at San Diego State University.
Creativity Articles by John Eger
President's Committee Makes Strongest Case Ever for Arts Education
Measuring Creativity in California and the Nation
'It's The Creative Economy, Stupid'
Pleasure, Beauty and Wonder: Essential Ingredients in Today's Curriculum
The Arts are Not a Frill
What to Do About the 4th-Grade Slump