Shel Israel is a writer, speaker and an occasional company advisor. He writes and speaks about technology's impact on business and life in books, for Forbes and occasionally for business.

He is co-author with Robert Scoble of Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data & the Future of Privacy [2013] and Naked Conversations: How Blogs are Changing the Way Businesses Talk with Customers [2006]. He has contributed editorially to many publications and sites including Forbes, BusinessWeek, Fast Company and Dow Jones Business.

An accomplished keynote speaker, Israel has addressed business-oriented audiences on six continents on diverse subjects related to how people and businesses respond to technological changes.