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Toshiba Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, and Director of Human Dynamics Research, MIT Media Lab Co-founder and Faculty Director, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship
Alex (Sandy) Pentland is a pioneer in wearable computers, health systems, smart environments, and technology for developing countries.
He is a co-founder of the Wearable Computing research community, the Autonomous Mental Development research community, the Center for Future Health, and was the founding director of the Media Lab Asia. He was formerly the Academic Head of the MIT Media Laboratory. Pentland was chosen by Newsweek as one of the 100 Americans most likely to shape the next century.
Building A Nervous System for Society: The ‘New Deal on Data’ and how to make Health, Financial, Logistics, and Transportation Systems Work
as author at 10th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), Bonn 2011,
as author at MIT Communications Forum,
together with: David Thorburn (moderator), Thomas W. Malone, Karim R. Lakhani,
Global Entrepreneurship: Inefficiency as Opportunity in the Developing World
as moderator at MIT World Series: Enterprise Forum,
together with: Damien Balsan, Randy Zadra, Rick Burnes, Iqbal Quadir,
Innovation Everywhere—Why the World Isn’t Flat Enough
as moderator at MIT World Series: Emerging Technologies Conference 2005,
together with: Jimmy Wales, Nancy Hafkin, Damien Balsan, John M. Stelling,