Ben Waber

Ben Waber is President and CEO of Humanyze, a behavioral analytics company based off of his research, who literally wrote the book on People Analytics. He is also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, where he received his PhD in the Human Dynamics Group working with Prof. Alex (Sandy) Pentland. He was previously a Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School in the Organizational Behavior group. His work centers around using real-time data flows to rethink management of people, physical architecture, corporate planning, and training, among other things. His work has been featured in many major outlets. Before Humanyze he consulted for industry leaders such as LG, McKinsey & Company, and Gartner on technology trends, social networks, and organizational design. Waber's current research interests include dynamic organizational design, organizational behavior, social networks, sensor networks, prediction mechanisms, and information flow.