Meet Affectiva's
RANA EL KALIOUBY

Careers - Rana’s Story
 Woman To Watch
Rana’s Story
Woman To Watch
Rana’s racked up a slew of awards and credentials in her career—but it all started after she completed her PhD in computer science from Cambridge. As soon as she landed at MIT for her post-doc, Rana found herself working on what would one day inspire an entire company related to her expertise in machine learning.
Careers - What Rana Does
 CEO & Co-founder
What Rana Does
CEO & Co-founder
Rana generated funding and championed Affectiva’s early days, and she still continues to present on Affectiva technology around the world. However, Rana also maintains a strong technical presence on the Emotion AI Team by using her background in machine learning to get into the weeds of algorithms that incorporate data science and facial analyses into the software.
 
 
“Emotions are so important—but they’re starting to slip from our digital world. We want to bring them back.”
 
“Emotions are so important—but they’re starting to slip from our digital world. We want to bring them back.”
 
 
“It’s very important that we build a team who connects with the mission—but we also want people who are respectful and willing to dig in.”
 
“It’s very important that we build a team who connects with the mission—but we also want people who are respectful and willing to dig in.”