Ben Waber

Founder, Humanyze

Ben Waber is the President and CEO of Humanyze, a behavioral analytics company based off of his research. Ben literally wrote the book on People Analytics.

Ben is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, where he received his PhD in the Human Dynamics Group working with Dr. Sandy Pentland, a co-founder of Humanyze. He was previously a Senior Researcher at Harvard Business School in the Organizational Behavior group. His work centers around using real-time data flows to rethink management of people, physical architecture, corporate planning, and training, among other things.

Ben received his BA and MA in Computer Science with a minor in Japanese in four years from Boston University. Ben’s work has been featured in many major outlets, including Wired, The New York Times, The Economist, and NPR. Before founding Humanyze, he consulted for industry leaders such as LG, McKinsey & Company, and Gartner on technology trends, social networks, and organizational design.