Alex Pentland

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

Pioneer in "big data", social networks and mobile information systems. One of the most cited scientists in the world. Advisory Board Member: Motorola; Nissan; Telefonica. Director, MIT Human Dynamics Laboratory and 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, Harvard Business Review Paper of the Year (2012).