Trebor Scholz
Trebor Scholz is a scholar-activist at The New School in NYC. His book Uber-Worked and Underpaid. How Workers Are Disrupting the Digital Economy (Polity, 2016) introduces the concept of "platform cooperativism" as a way of joining the co-op model with the digital economy. His edited volumes include Digital Labor: The Internet as Playground and Factory (Routledge, 2013), and Ours to Hack and to Own: Platform Cooperativism. A New Vision for the Future of Work and a Fairer Internet (listed by Wired Magazine as one of the Top Tech Books of 2017). At The New School, he is the founding Director of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy and the Platform Cooperativism Consortium, which has received funding to support the ecosystem of platform co-ops.