Rana el Kaliouby

Cofounder and CEO, Affectiva

A photographic portrait of Rana el Kaliouby

A former research scientist at MIT Media Lab, Rana is spearheading the applications of facial coding through Affectiva, the pioneer of Emotion AI, which focuses on emotion recognition technology. Fortune recently named her to its 2018 40 Under 40 list of the most influential young people in business, WIRED named her one of 25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business, Entrepreneur honored her as one of The 7 Most Powerful Women to Watch and MIT Technology Review featured her among the Top 35 Innovators Under 35. Recently inducted into the Women in Engineering Hall of Fame, Dr. el Kaliouby was also selected as a World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leader and serves on WEF’s Global Future Council on AI and Robotics.

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