Nadav Aharony

Nadav Aharony
Product, Google

Website | @nadavaha

Dr. Nadav Aharony is co-founder and CEO at Behavio. He completed his PhD at the MIT Media Lab’s Human Dynamics group, where he investigated the use of mobile phones as social and behavioral sensors, conducted one of the largest mobile data experiments done in academia, and initiated the open source mobile sensing platform that became Funf.org. Nadav was also a Fellow at the MIT Center for Civic Media for 3 years, since its inception, where he worked on topics of mobile and social activism.

Most recently Nadav worked at Google, as a product manager in the Android team. He has over 10 years of industry experience in engineering, product management, and business development roles, in organizations ranging from startups to corporate environments. He holds a PhD and MS degrees from the MIT Media Lab, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering cum-laude from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Nadav holds multiple patents in areas of social mobile networking, machine learning, network algorithms, and sensor technologies. His work has been featured in both academic and popular press (Technology Review, Businessweek.com, Wall Street Journal, Wired UK, and The Associated Press, among others), and received awards of recognition (including Best and Distinguished Paper awards, Knight News Challenge, SXSW Accelerator, IPSN Extreme Sensing Competition, and three Google Research Awards).

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Today's smartphones have evolved into incredibly rich sensing and computing devices, that can be used to infer complex and interesting things about us, our environment, and our communities. This talk will give an overview of user-centric, continuous mobile sensing, and our work, originating at the MIT Media Lab, to develop open tools to democratize this capability. Read more.

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