David Fagan has lived and breathed the digital revolution for almost two decades - first as one of Australia's most senior newspaper editors, and now as an executive charged with helping drive digital change at one of Australia's biggest universities. He's sat in a room with Rupert Murdoch studying how technology was upending journalism and the rivers of gold that have been the mainstay of newspapers. As editor-in-chief, he's designed and driven one of the biggest online news sites in the country. Now, as director of Corporate Transition at Queensland University of Technology, he uses his breadth of experience to run the Real World Futures program, which is dedicated to exploring and explaining how digital disruption is changing how we think, work and live. The Brisbane-based father-of-three is also a convert, of course, to Uber, Airbnb, social media, online shopping and drone racing.
'David Fagan has nailed it. He has written an engaging book about the digital revolution without fear of the future, or favour for any technology.' George Megalogenis, political commentator, author, journalist 'An entertaining and perceptive insight into the challenges and opportunities of our changing digital world - an important call to action for us all.'David Thodey, Chair of CSIRO and former CEO of Telstra 'Get ready to roll with the punches as Fagan details the rise and fall of those who refused to adapt.' Laura Jayes, political reporter at Sky News