Adam Greenfield is an American writer and urbanist, based in New York City. From 2008 to 2010 he was Nokia's head of design direction for user interface and services. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1968.Greenfield is best known for his 2006 book Everyware: The dawning age of ubiquitous computing (ISBN 0-321-38401-6), which has been called "groundbreaking" by Bruce Sterling: "One puts it down with a strange conviction that web-designers have transcended geekdom and achieved Zen soulfulness."
In 2007, he co-authored the pamphlet Urban Computing and its Discontents (ISBN 978-0-9800994-0-9), which was an overview of informatics for urban environments.
He is in the process of writing his second book, the forthcoming "The City Is Here For You To Use: Urban form and experience in the age of ubiquitous computing."