Haydn is a leading researcher, writer and adviser on the structural transformation of the economy and business. He is a fellow at the Center for Digital Transformation, University of California, Irvine, a visiting research fellow with the Moxie Insight think tank chaired by Don Tapscott, and has written for a variety of leading publications. He was formerly a partner with the first social agency The Conversation Group.
His Re:Thinking Innovation blog is published by Forbes and is read by over 100,000 people a month; he has written for HBR.org, The Wall St Journal, The Times, Irish Times, GigaOm, Rewiring Business, Social Media Today, and many more print publications and web magazines.
He advises companies on how to adapt to the new economy, new forms of growth and the rise of radical adjacency. He also provides leading edge research and predictive scenarios on emerging trends to help companies with their content marketing.
Haydn’s research interests include the new global middle class, the emerging business ecosystem, mobile ecosystems, ecosystem metrics and business platforms. He has pioneered the use of semantic analysis in large-scale attitudinal research.
Haydn was educated at the London School of Economics and Oxford University.