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Ben Waber

President and Co-Founder, Humanyze
Visiting Scientist, MIT Media Lab

Ben Waber is recognized worldwide as one of the leading thinkers at the intersection of management, data, workplace, and people. He is the President and co-founder of Humanyze and a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, where he received his PhD. His research was named a Top 10 Emerging Technology by the MIT Technology Review and a Breakthrough Idea by the Harvard Business Review. He is the honorary chairman of the Japan People Analytics and HR Technology Association and an advisory board member at Accenture and Waber was previously a senior researcher at the Harvard Business School.

His book, People Analytics, is an international bestseller and was published in 2013 by the Financial Times press and awarded book of the year honors by the Japan Workplace Association. In addition, Waber frequently writes for the Harvard Business Review, HBR Japan, Wired Japan, Bloomberg, and Quartz, among other publications. He regularly appears in media outlets such as NPR, the New York Times, CNBC, and the Wall Street Journal. Waber has given invited talks at some of the most essential institutions in the world, such as the UN, World Economic Forum, Keidanren, Tencent, Samsung, and Google.

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