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Partner Event - PSPS - 2019 Q2 Program - "Harnessing your Organizational Analytics for Benefits Now and Sustainability Later"

  • 26 Apr 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • The Inn at Villanova, 601 County Line Rd, Wayne, PA 19087

Join the Philadelphia Society of People and Strategy for their 2019 Second Quarter Program on "Harnessing your Organizational Analytics for Benefits Now and Sustainability Later" with Dr. Ben Waber, Visting Scientist MIT Media Lab and CEO of Humanyze


PSPS is delighted to welcome Dr. Ben Waber, Visiting Scientist at MIT Media Labs and CEO of Humanyze, to Philadelphia for our 2Q program at the Inn at Villanova. Dr. Waber literally wrote the book on People Analytics.

The amount of human capital data available to organizations today is increasing by magnitudes never seen before. The ability to harness that data, analyze it and, ethically utilize it will make the difference between being competitive today and irrelevant tomorrow. In his highly engaging presentation, Dr. Waber will provide us with a brief introduction to organizational analytics, show us how leading companies are utilizing this data and share with us the implications for business. We’ll cover hot topics such as gender bias, privacy, complexity of work, and organizational speed. You’ll come away having learned the imperative of moving away from traditional decision-making methods to more rapid-fire ways that keep up with the pace of data driven decision making.


Dr. Ben Waber is the CEO and co-founder of Humanyze. He is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab, previously worked as a senior researcher at Harvard Business School and, received his Ph.D. from MIT for his work with Alex “Sandy” Pentland’s Human Dynamics group. Dr. Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as Wired, The Economist, and NPR, and he has presented to The World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland. 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: How Social Sensing Technology Will Transform Business and What It Tells Us about the Future of Work was published by the Financial Times Press in 2013.

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