This session features a booking signing and conversation with Doug Menuez, a documentary photographer and author of Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000.
Doug’s story chronicles the Silicon Valley technology boom, capturing key moments in the careers of Steve Jobs and more than seventy other leading innovators as they created today’s digital world.
Participants will learn about the hidden tribe that spawned an explosion of innovation that changed our world.
Doug Menuez (b.1957) is an American photographer who studied fine art at the San Francisco Art Institute and photojournalism at San Francisco State University. He began his career in 1981 at the Washington Post then began freelancing for Time, LIFE, Newsweek, Fortune, the New York Times Magazine and many other publications. His subjects have included the AIDS crisis, the early homeless crisis, the Oakland drug Wars, immigration, poverty, education other social issues. He’s traveled to the North Pole, crossed the Sahara and explored the Amazon. Menuez has done portraits of Presidents Clinton and Bush, Sr., as well as noted artists and film actors, published four books, and has won numerous awards. His extensive archive of over a million images was acquired by Stanford University Libraries in 2004. His project, Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000 was published in June by Simon & Schuster/Atria Books. An exhibit of 50 images from the project has been traveling worldwide since 2012 and is now on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. See more here: www.fearlessgenius.org