L. Rafael Reif
- President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Doctorate in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University. With Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): since 1980, Faculty Member; seven years as Provost, helped MIT weather the global financial crisis, drove the growth of MIT's global strategy, and spearheaded its latest experiment in online learning, MITx and edX; since July 2012, 17th President. Elected Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.