Joseph Carrabis is Founder and Chief Research Officer of The NextStage Companies and helps clients understand how people think and react to marketing, leveraging that information to improve marketing efforts. He currently holds five patents for NextStage’s Evolution Technology, creating a new, disruptive field of technology and applications. Evolution Technology allows any programmable device to understand human thought and respond accordingly.
He has designed, developed and delivered over 100 tools that analyze everything from group and individual social behaviors to product design and development to community development and monitoring to consumer psychology to resume analysis and improvement to finding compatible life-partners to personal growth to training measurement for governments, businesses and individuals worldwide.
He is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg Center for the Digital Future; a Senior Research Fellow and Board Advisory Member for the Society for New Communications Research; a Founder, Senior Researcher and Director of Predictive Analytics for the Center for Adaptive Solutions; a member of Scientists Without Borders; is both a Board and Editorial Advisor to the Center for Multicultural Science; has served as Chief Neuroscience Officer and currently advises the event industry about the neuroscience of events, conferences, conventions and trainings.
Joseph has authored over 25 books, including the Reading Virtual Minds series (volumnes I, II and III), Tales 'Told Round Celestial Campfires and Empty Sky. His fiction has been nominated for both the Nebula Award and Pushcart Prize.