Rana el Kaliouby

Rana’s life work is about humanizing technology before it dehumanizes us. She is an Egyptian-American scientist, entrepreneur, author and AI thought leader on a mission to bring emotional intelligence to our digital world. She is the co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, an MIT Media Lab spinoff credited with creating the category of artificial emotional intelligence, or Emotion AI. Her bestselling memoir, Girl Decoded: A Scientist’s Quest to Reclaim Our Humanity by Bringing Emotional Intelligence to Technology (published by Penguin Random House), follows her personal journey, growing up in the Middle East and moving to the United States to become an entrepreneur, juxtaposed against her work building Emotion AI.

Dec. 23, 2020

Best of 2020: Rana el Kaliouby | A Scientist's Quest to Bring Emotion…

Have you ever experienced how a smiley face in a text can mean anything from a sign of friendliness to sheer sarcasm and sometime…

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Aug. 3, 2020

Rana el Kaliouby | A Scientist's Quest to Bring Emotional Intelligenc…

Have you ever experienced how a smiley face in a text can mean anything from a sign of friendliness to sheer sarcasm and sometime…

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