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Office Hour with Ben Waber

Ben Waber (Sociometric Solutions)
Office Hour
Table A

If you’re thinking of determining your organization’s best practices with sensors, meet with Ben to explore:

  • People Analytics: using big data about human behavior to manage organizations.
  • How to derive meaningful metrics out of sensor data.
  • What makes people effective at work today, and what could make them effective in the future?
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Ben Waber

President and CEO, Sociometric Solutions

Dr. Ben Waber is the president and CEO of Sociometric Solutions, a management services firm that uses social-sensing technology to drive innovative transformation services. He is also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, and he was previously a senior researcher at Harvard Business School. He received his Ph.D. from MIT for his work with Alex “Sandy” Pentland in the Human Dynamics group at the Media Lab. Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as Wired, The Economist, and NPR. He has consulted for industry leaders such as LG, McKinsey & Company, and Gartner on technology trends, social networks, and organizational design. His book People Analytics was released by the Financial Times Press in 2013.