About Eric Scherer
Eric Scherer was Director of Strategy for Agence France-Presse (AFP) before becoming Director of Future Media at French public broadcaster France Televisions in 2010.
For 30 years he has spent his career working for AFP, Reuters and AFX News in a wide range of functions spanning journalism, management, and business development, professor in strategy and new media, evangelist of the Internet in locations across the globe including Japan, North America and the UK.
He blogs at meta-media.fr about his favourite subject: all aspects of the digital revolution and how media industries should adapt and surf the accelerating pace of change. He is the curator of Europe biggest free digital Festival “Futur en Seine”.
He is the author of a glossary La Révolution Numérique (Dalloz 2009), and an essay Do We Still Need Journalists? (PUF 2011).
You can follow him on Twitter @EricScherer