From Cairo to MIT: How Rana el Kaliouby Overcame Adversity to Build a Multi-Million Dollar Startup

Rana el Kaliouby is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva, a software company that builds artificial intelligence that understands human emotions and cognitive states and activities by analyzing facial and vocal expressions. The company was spun out of the MIT Media Lab with Rana and professor Rosalind Picard as co-founders.

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Danielle Newnham

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Host of Danielle Newnham Podcast — interviews with tech founders and innovators. Writer. Author. Recovering Founder.

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