Aleksandra Przegalinska (USA)

Aleksandra Przegalinska

Master Class:
Emotional Data: What is it and how to use it well (2:15 – 4:45pm incl afternoon tea, Monday November 13th)

Plenary 5:
Emotional Data – Will Machines be able to Feel? (11am – 12.30pm, Wednesday November 15th)

Artificial Intelligence expert; Assistant Professor at Kozminski University; Research Fellow at the Centre for Collective Intelligence at MIT

Aleksandra holds a Ph.D. in philosophy of Artificial Intelligence. She is Assistant Professor at Kozminski University and currently Research Fellow at the Centre for Collective Intelligence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston. Recently she was visiting scholar at The New School for Social Research at Brown University in New York City (2014).  In 2011 Aleksandra worked as the Chairman of Media Regulation Working Party at the Council of European Union in Brussels. As a William J. Fulbright Scholar Aleksandra also majored in Sociology at The New School for Social Research in New York (2012), where she participated in research on identity in virtual reality, with particular emphasis on Second Life.

Aleksandra’s current primary research interest include consequences of introducing artificial intelligence systems to people’s social and professional sphere as well as wearable technologies and human/bot interaction.

Aleksandra speaks and presents workshops on topics including:

She has worked with a number of AI-related startups in the past. She is working now as a consultant with a few AI companies (Gastroview, Inteliwise) and as a startup mentor with MIT Enterprise Forum and Start Up Hub Poland, Swissnex Boston and Grow Point acceleration program: