Alex Pentland

Alex Pentland
  • Toshiba Professor of Media, Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA

Pioneer in "big data", social networks, sustainable development, and mobile information systems. One of the most cited scientists in the world. Advisory Board Member: Google, Nissan; Telefonica. Director, MIT Media Laboratory Entrepreneurship Program. Winner, 40th Anniversary of the Internet Grand Challenge (2010). One of most powerful data scientists in the World, Forbes (2012). Winner, Strategy & Business Book of the Year (2014) for Social Physics (Penguin).