Marc Freedman is founder and CEO of Civic Ventures. An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of Encore, Prime Time, and The Kindness of Strangers, Freedman spearheaded the creation of Experience Corps and The Purpose Prize. He lives in San Francisco with his family.
The New York Times, April 30, 2011 Calls The Big Shift "an imaginative work with the potential to affect our individual lives and our collective future." The Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2011 Says its an "invaluable and inspiring read." USA Today, April 25, 2011 Hails Freedman as "a natural storyteller, a deep researcher and a forward thinker." New York Journal of Books, June 2011 "thorough, thoughtful, and exceptionally well written...Page One is a most encompassing volume on the issue of the future of journalism and newspapers...Highly recommended."