Adam Clayton Powell
Adam Clayton Powell III is Director of the Integrated Media Systems Center, the U.S. national Engineering Research Center for multimedia, at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is also a Senior Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy. Before joining the USC faculty, he was general manager of WHUT-TV, Howard University’s PBS public television station; general manager of KMTP-TV, a public television station in San Francisco; executive producer at Quincy Jones Entertainment; news director of ABC News' 24-hour cable television news service; network news manager and producer at CBS News in New York; and Vice President/Technology and Programs for the Freedom Forum, developing and supervising media conferences and training programs on Internet- and computer-based media and information technology in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He has written extensively about technology, media and international issues for a wide range of publications including the New York Times, Wired and the Online Journalism Review.