Professor Alex Sandy Pentland, co-founder of the Social Contract 2020, directs the MIT Connection Science and Human Dynamics labs and previously helped to create and direct the MIT Media Lab and the Media Lab Asia in India. He is one of the most-cited scientists in the world, and Forbes recently declared him to be one of the “7 most powerful data scientists in the world”, along with Google founders and the Chief Technical Officer of the United States. He co-led the World Economic Forum discussion in Davos that led to the EU privacy regulation GDPR, and was central in forging the transparency and accountability mechanisms in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. He has received numerous awards and prizes such as the McKinsey Award from Harvard Business Review, the 40th Anniversary of the Internet from DARPA, and the Brandeis Award for work in privacy.
Professor Alex Sandy Pentland will speak at AI World Conference and Expo on October 23, 2019 in Boston. The Boston Global Forum and Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation are Strategic Alliance Hosts of this event at AIWorld.com.