Just Released: Fall 2021 Future of Work Report & Survey
At Humanyze, we believe that a company’s greatest assets are its people and how they collaborate (and have the data to prove it!).
Born in MIT’s Media Lab, we are redefining the future of work through science-backed analytics and data-driven insights that help companies make continuous workplace improvements that benefit both employees and the business.
With a global presence spanning the Americas, Europe, and Asia, our mission is to help leading companies around the world unlock their organization’s full potential with workplace analytics.
We explore why things are done and how they can be done better to create opportunities for innovation – for ourselves and our customers.
Our solutions help companies improve organizational effectiveness, positively impact the employee experience, and drive better business outcomes.
Factual, reliable and trustworthy with our employees, customers, and end-users around the data we measure and how it’s used.
We believe in the objectivity of data, which is why we offer the most comprehensive view of the workday to continuously drive better business decisions.
We work with companies in a way that guarantees data privacy and anonymity for employees.
Chief Executive Officer
Ellen Nussbaum is the Chief Executive Officer at Humanyze. Previously, she was the Senior Vice President of Services and Customer Success at Veracode; she also led consulting and technical teams at software firms including Fidelity Information Services, ProfitLogic, and Oracle. Ellen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and serves on the Board of Advisors of WGBH, a leader in public broadcasting and content creation.
President & Co-Founder
Ben Waber, Ph.D., is the President 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. Waber’s work has been featured in major media outlets such as Wired, The Economist, and NPR. 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, was published by the Financial Times Press in 2013.
Chief Scientist & Co-Founder
Taemie Kim, Ph.D., is the Chief Scientist and co-founder of Humanyze. She is a global expert on collaborative technologies, with experience in the mobile and management services industries. Taemie received her MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford and her Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab for her work with Alex “Sandy” Pentland’s Human Dynamics group. She has published over 40 research articles, most notably in the Journal of Organizational Behavior and the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine. She leads our Analytics Division and is responsible for the science behind our platform.
Chief Finance and Operations Officer & Co-Founder
Daniel Olguin Olguin, Ph.D., is the Chief Finance and Operations Office and co-founder of Humanyze. From 2010-2013, Daniel served as Humanyze’s Chief Technology Officer. In 2013, he took on the role of COO, overseeing the company’s daily Technology, Analytics, Consulting, Finance, Human Relations and Legal operations. In 2017 he was named CFO focusing on Finance, Legal, HR and internal operations. He received a Ph.D. and a Master of Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, focusing his research on human behavior, social network analysis, and organizational design. Daniel holds numerous patents and received his MS and BS degrees in Electronics Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico.
Senior Vice President, Engineering
Eugene Wong is the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Humanyze. He previously served as Head of Technology for Fidelity Labs, Chief Architect for Fidelity Workplace Solutions, and SVP of Development for Fidelity Asset Management Technology. He has also led engineering positions at Symbus Technology, Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Codex/Motorola, and IBM.
Eugene attended Oberlin College and Brown University with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is a trained classical violinist and competitive USTA tennis player.
Senior Vice President, Sales & Customer Success
Ben joined Humanyze to lead all aspects of client, prospect, and partner engagement, and brings a 35-year track record of success to the position. Since 1990, Ben has worked for several entrepreneurial and leading edge software technology companies with one achieving a successful IPO, 3 companies being profitably sold to larger organizations, and one start-up company achieving more than a $1 billion-dollar valuation. Previously, Ben was the EVP of Sales for Workhuman, and under his leadership helped to establish the company as the clear leader in the recognition and performance marketplace. Ben attended Brandeis University and holds a Bachelor of Art degree as a double-major in Economics and Philosophy.
Vice President, Product
Brian joined Humanyze to lead Product, including both strategy and long-term product vision. He has more than 15 years of product management experience working for past companies such as Symantec and GoDaddy. Brian has been uniquely involved in three IPO’s, including GoDaddy’s, and three successful exits of private equity-backed companies. He is an active member of the Arizona Technology Council, a community-based organization that enables Arizona companies to accelerate technology growth. Brian holds Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Utah in Business Management and Japanese, and is currently finishing a Masters of Economics at MIT.
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