Digital Parenting is not technical, it's relational.
Janell Burley Hofmann
Author of iRules, International Speaker, Facilitator and Consultant, Mother of 5.
Janell Burley Hofmann is an international author, speaker and consultant specializing on the topics of technology, media, health, relationships and well-being. Janell is the creator of the original iPhone contract and a thought leader in the space of digital mindfulness, digital parenting and intentional use of tech. She is the author of the book, iRules: What Every Tech-Health Family Needs to Know About Selfies, Sexting, Gaming and Growing Up published by Rodale, Inc. and translated into seven languages.
Janell has worked on four continents across diverse demographics, cultures, religions, and socio-economics. Sensitive to the needs of each community, Janell works with schools, youth, families, educators, and organizations while offering private coaching and consulting sessions. Janell's professional expertise and personal experience as a mother of five children builds strong connections with a wide and varied population. Janell engages readers, clients and audiences in relevant and meaningful conversations igniting personal empowerment, awareness and purpose in a partnerhips that will positively impact all.
Janell's academic background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Media Studies and a Master's Degree in Critical and Creative Thinking. Her featured talks include two-time TEDx present, SxSW, YPO Southeast Asia Summit, Peace Corp Workshop Leader, Homecoming Day Nagoya University, Nagoya Japan, YPO Middle East Tour, Women2Women International Summit and MIT Strata Center. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, Good Morning America, USA Today, National Public Radio, BBC News and The Associated Press.