Alexa is a leading expert on innovation from unlikely places. She is the Co-Author of The Misfit Economy (forthcoming with Simon & Schuster), a book that explores underground and black market innovation. She has written and appeared in Fast Company, Forbes, Wired, Dazed and Confused, VICE, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times and MTV. Alexa is a regular commentator on topics related to economic transition, wisdom, disruptive innovation, and technology angst. When not operating in the world as Alexa, you can find her playing the Amish Futurist, an alter ego bringing Socratic inquiry to the tech scene.