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Alex Sandy Pentland

MIT Connection Science Lab, Cambridge, USA

Ph.D. MIT, directs MIT’s Human Dynamics Laboratory and the MIT Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program, and advises the World Economic Forum, Nissan Motor Corporation and a variety of start-up firms. He previously helped to create and direct MIT’s Media Laboratory, the Media Lab Asia laboratories at the Indian Institutes of Technology, and Strong Hospital’s Center for Future Health. Profiles of Sandy have appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, Caring Magazine (Hospice), and Odyssey Magazine (Children). His most recent book is Honest Signals, published by MIT Press. He is among the most-cited computational scientists in the world, and a pioneer in computational social science, organizational engineering, mobile computing, image understanding, and modern biometrics. His research has featured in Nature, Science, the World Economic Forum, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, the New York Times, Vogue, O Magazine, and the National Inquirer, as well as being the focus of dozens of TV features including Nova and Scientific American Frontiers.

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