Devorah H.

Expert on young people’s relationship with digital media & technology

United States of America

Speaker, professional development leader and author. Devorah Heitner is an expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology, and the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (a...see more

  • Publishing & Printing
  • Education & Edtech
  • C-Level & Leadership


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice



Penguin Random House
2 years
Current position
Feb 2021 - Present
Penguin Random House LLC is an American multinational conglomerate publishing company formed in 2013 from the merger of Penguin Group and Random House.


Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World
6 years
Current position
Aug 2016 - Present
Screenwise helps parents recognize that the social wisdom they have gained throughout their lives is a relevant and urgently needed supplement to their kid’s digital savvy. These skil...see more

Keynote Speaker

Raising Digital Natives
11 years
Current position
Jan 2012 - Present
ICTLT Singapore, Spotlight Speaker SXSWEdu Altair Advisors ( CIVSA ( TEDx Naperville ISACS-Workshop Leader

Founder and Director

Raising Digital Natives
12 years
Current position
Jan 2011 - Present
Raising Digital Natives helps parents and teachers to facilitate children's and teens’ engagement with media and technology, offering dynamic seminars and workshops. Keynotes and corpor...see more

Assistant Professor of Communication

Lake Forest College
5 years
Sep 2008 - Jun 2013
Professor of Communication and Media Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Media Studies

DePaul University
2 years
Jan 2006 - Jan 2008
Taught Kids Media, Media Studies, etc.


7 months
Apr 1998 - Nov 1998
Innovative ethnographic market research Understand human behavior Collaborated on client presentations


Museum of Contemporary Art
1 year
Jan 1996 - Jan 1997
Developed programs with curatorial and marketing staff Led "Stir It Up" Marketing Project Hired and supervised 9 college interns Targeted Marketing to college students

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Publishing & Printing
  • Education & Edtech

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership