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Pioneer of Artificial Emotional Intelligence; Technology Evangelist, Inventor and Research Scientist; Co-Founder and CEO, Affectiva
Rana el Kaliouby, chief science officer and co-founder of Affectiva, an MIT Media Lab spin-off, is on a mission to humanize technology with artificial emotional intelligence, or what she calls “Emotion AI.” She envisions and works to create a world where devices and technologies that once separated us will bring us together. It’s the next frontier in artificial intelligence, with commercial applications across industries – and it’s closer than we think.
Dr. el Kaliouby has the ability to simplify and translate complex science and make it accessible to any audience. Her credentials as a popular spokesperson for science led to her acting as co-host to the PBS Nova Series, “Nova Wonders,” which premiered in April 2018. A founder of her own technology company, accomplished inventor, and one of few women to have successfully transitioned from academia to business, Dr. el Kaliouby – and her work – receive considerable recognition.
Research Scientist, Europe and LATAM MIT Center for Information Systems Research (MIT CISR)
Nils researches competitive digital innovation. Specifically, drawing on both in-depth qualitative data and survey data from over 200 firms, he is studying what investments and innovation practices distinguish the most competitive firms. The research has identified distinct competitive portfolios for a variety of performance outcomes and practices that amplify the impact of investments.
Nils also studies how organizations build digitized platforms that enhance and sustain competitive business agility, as well as how they define, access and foster new skills and leaders for operating and innovating digitally. In 2010, he co-founded with CIONET the annual European CIO of the Year Awards to raise awareness of the expanding strategic roles of digital leaders.