AI Thought Leader Rana el Kaliouby

Rana el Kaliouby


AI; Technology

Job Title

AI Investor, Entrepreneur, Author and Thought leader


Founder of Affectiva | Executive Fellow at Harvard Business School | YPO | Eisenhower Fellow | Board Member


Boston, United States




Rana El Kaliouby is a distinguished figure in the realm of emotion AI, renowned for her groundbreaking work in bringing emotional intelligence to technology.

Speaking Topics

 – Taking a Human-Centered Approach To Generative AI

– Developing an AI Mindset

– Creating a Competitive Advantage with AI

 – How to Build AI That You Can Trust

– How to Develop and Deploy Ethical AI

– How Emotion AI Could Transform Health Care

Expert Profile

Rana’s life work is about humanizing technology before it dehumanizes us. She is an Egyptian-American scientist, entrepreneur, angel investor, author, and an AI thought leader on a mission to bring emotional intelligence to our digital world. She is the Deputy CEO at Smart Eye and formerly, Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva, an MIT spin-off and category defining AI company. Rana realized a successful exit for Affectiva in June 2021 when the company was acquired by Smart Eye, where she is currently focused on scaling the company to a global AI powerhouse.