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Rana el Kaliouby

Chief Strategy and Science Officer and Co-founderAffectiva

Rana is Chief Strategy and Science Officer and Co-founder. As a research scientist at MIT Media Lab Rana spearheaded the applications of facial coding. Her work has appeared in Reuters, Wired, Forbes, Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The New Yorker. She was recognized by Entrepreneur as one of the “7 Most Powerful Women To Watch In 2014”, inducted into the “Women in Engineering” Hall of Fame, a recipient of the 2012 Technology Review’s “Top 35 Innovators Under 35” Award and listed on Ad Age’s “40 under 40”. Rana holds a BSc and MSc in computer science from the American University in Cairo and a Ph.D. from the computer laboratory, University of Cambridge.

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