Kim Gaskins is the director of content development and lead writer for Latitude, an international research consultancy exploring how Web technologies can further enhance human experiences. Her topics include new media, emergent technologies, information psychology, and collaborative innovation. Kim designed and led The New Sharing Economy study (a collaboration between Latitude and Shareable Magazine). Additionally, she manages content creation, visibility efforts and partnerships for all of Latitude's open innovation studies--generative research initiatives that explore ways to improve everyday life experiences, from food to education to sustainable transit, through Web-based innovation. Kim is also a contributor to Shareable Magazine.