Rana el Kaliouby
Co-Founder and CEO, Affectiva
Rana el Kaliouby is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, an emotion-measurement technology spinoff from MIT Media Lab. A computer scientist and pioneer in artificial emotional intelligence, she works on human perception AI: software that can detect all things human, from nuanced human emotions and complex cognitive states to behaviors, activities, and the objects people use. El Kaliouby is a 2017 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and member of WEF’s Future Global Council on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. Previously, she was a research scientist at MIT and post-doctorate associate at MIT Media Lab. She was named one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40 and Forbes’s World’s Top 50 Women in Tech.