Cory Ondrejka is the senior vice president of digital strategy for EMI Music's digital business. In this position, Ondrejka is responsible for building the digital strategy for EMI Music, driving innovation around new revenue opportunities and building a world-class engineering team for the company. Prior to EMI, he was the co-founder of Second Life where he architected the core code and hired the team responsible for Second Life's growth to over 12 million residents. The ecosystems he helped create led directly to the success of Second Life, as well as the ongoing use of Second Life as a platform for music, education, and business. Before Linden Lab, Ondrejka traveled an eclectic path from the US Naval Academy and nuclear power to defense contracting and video game development. More recently, he has served as a visiting professor at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California where he taught a course on online communities and coordinated the MacArthur-grant driving research for the Public Diplomacy and Network Culture Project. Cory holds a B.S. in Weapons and Systems Engineering and in Computer Science from the United States Naval Academy.
Collaboration and Collective Intelligence
as author at MIT Communications Forum,
together with: Thomas W. Malone (moderator), Trebor Scholz, Mizuko (Mimi) Ito,