Guest Speaker Alex Salkever visits New Canaan Public Schools

  • On December 4th, Alex Salkever visited New Canaan Public Schools to speak with parents and faculty about his book "Your Happiness Was Hacked: Why Tech is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain and How to Fight Back"

    Alex Salkever is the co-author of the book “Your Happiness was Hacked: Why Tech is Winning the Battle to Control Your Brain, and How to Fight Back.” Mr. Salkever's presentation focused on helping us to better understand the impact of technology on our lives and the lives of our students. He provided practical tools to help us purposefully and effectively use technology while protecting the well-being of our students and ourselves.

    Mr. Salkever is a technology leader and author. He has been a chief marketing officer, a Businessweek editor, a visiting researcher at Duke University, and a senior executive at leading technology companies including a Vice President at Mozilla.