Deb Roy is co-founder and chairman of Bluefin Labs, a social TV analytics company providing solutions to brands, advertising agencies and TV networks. He has over 20 years of research experience in cognitive science, machine learning, and human-machine collaboration.
Deb is a tenured member of the MIT faculty where he pioneered research on understanding and modeling humancommunication using big data. A frequent speaker, Roy’s talks range from keynotes at academic conferences to running strategy sessions for senior executives to a TED talk that has garnered millions of views. A native of Canada, he received his PhD in cognitive science from MIT.