Tyler Shores

Tyler Shores leads the University of Cambridge ThinkLab Programme, which connects researchers with public and private sector organisations to produce research impact at scale.

His research focuses upon digital distraction, attention spans, reading habits, social media and the impact of digital technology in everyday life. Tyler received his Master’s Degree at the University of Oxford, and has previously worked at Google, running the Authors@Google program, one of the world’s largest collections of online lectures. He has also served as director of digital content at an international education non-profit organisation and worked at the Stanford University online high school programme. His various work has been featured in The New York Times , BBC, WIRED, and many others. And he was once on an episode of The Simpsons.