Bachelor's in Applied Science, University of Waterloo; PhD in Media Arts and Sciences, MIT. Associate Professor, MIT; leads research at the intersection of human and machine communication. Also, Chief Media Scientist, Twitter. Co-founded and led Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company, which was acquired by Twitter in 2013. Author of over 100 academic papers. TED talk on child language development and media analytics, Birth of a Word, has been viewed over 3 million times.