Ben Waber is president and chief executive officer of Sociometric Solutions, a management services firm that uses wearable sensing technology. He is also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, where he received his Ph.D. He was previously senior researcher at Harvard Business School.
Waber’s work centers around using real-time data flows to understand communication dynamics of face-to-face interactions. He has been featured in Wired, NPR, and the New York Times, among other outlets, and his research was selected for Harvard Business Review‘s List of Breakthrough Ideas and Technology Review‘s Top 10 Emerging Technologies. His book, People Analytics, was published in 2013.