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Trebor Scholz

The New School’s Platform Cooperativism Consortium (PCC)

Founding Director of the Institute for the Cooperative Digital Economy Platform Cooperativism Consortium, The New School


R. Trebor Scholz is a researcher, author, and advocate for fair and sustainable digital labor practices. He is a professor and the founding director of The New School’s Platform Cooperativism Consortium (PCC) in New York City, where he also operates a research institute with a fellowship program. Scholz has worked to develop and promote a set of models for building worker-owned and democratically-controlled online platforms, known as “platform cooperatives.” In addition, Scholz has been a fellow at the Open Society Foundations, the Berggruen Institute, and Mondragon University, and is a Faculty Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.