A pioneer in Emotion AI, Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D., is Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva, and author of the forthcoming book Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology. A passionate advocate for humanizing technology, ethics in AI and diversity, el Kaliouby has been recognized on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list and as one of Forbes' Top 50 Women in Tech. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a newly minted Young Presidents' Organization member and co-hosted a PBS NOVA series on AI. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and a Post Doctorate from MIT.
El Kaliouby will be signing her book, Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology, after her presentation on June 9th in Xtropolis from 12:30-1:30. Books are first come, first served.
"I am on a mission to humanize technology.”Rana el Kaliouby, Ph.D.
The Emerging Tech Track will feature el Kaliouby’s presentation as well as breakout sessions that will discuss practical applications of the new and innovative technologies. Sample sessions include:
- The Coming Era of Emotional Machines
- Why You've Got it All Wrong: The Human Connection
- Is Blockchain Overkill?