Rahaf Harfoush

Digital Anthropologist, Best selling author

RAHAF HARFOUSH is a Digital Anthropologist and best-selling author researching the impacts of emerging technologies on our society. She focuses on understanding the deep (and often hidden) behavioral shifts that are taking place within organizations and individuals as global digital infrastructures enable the unprecedented exchange of ideas, information, and opinions. She teaches “Innovation and Disruptive Business Models” at SciencePo’s Masters of Finance and Economics Program in Paris. Her third book, Hustle & Float: Reclaim Your Creativity in a World Obsessed with Work, will be released in early 2019.

Harfoush is the Executive Director of the Red Thread Institute of Digital Culture, where she leads a team of researchers in exploring the implications of the first global digital culture on how we live our lives. Harfoush is a member of the German Marshall Fund’s Young Transatlantic Network of Leader. She has been named a top future thinker by the Hay Literary Festival, and was named a Young Global Changer at the G20 Think Tank Summit. Previously, she was the Associate Director of the Technology Pioneer Program at the World Economic Forum.