Social media, social networks and digital strategy expert
- David Austin Professor of Management & Associate Professor of IT & Marketing, MIT Sloan School of Management
- Chief Scientist, Humin
Thursday, April 28
Trabant Student Center, MPR-C
The lecture is free and open to the public
About Dr. Aral
Sinan Aral is a leading expert on social networks, social media and digital strategy. He has worked closely with many Fortune 500 firms on realizing business value from social media and information technology investments.
Sinan's research has won numerous awards including the Microsoft Faculty Fellowship, the PopTech Science Fellowship, and an NSF CAREER Award.
He is a frequent speaker at thought-leading events and his work is often featured in popular press outlets such as the Economist, the New York Times, Businessweek, Wired, Fast Company and CIO Magazine.
Sinan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University, holds masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Harvard University, and received his Ph.D. from MIT.
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