Fujitsu Professor of Computer Science at MIT and Founder and CTO of Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT)

Hari Balakrishnan is the Fujitsu Professor of Computer Science at MIT and the founder and CTO of Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT), a company that develops mobile sensing / IoT technologies and data analytics to change driver behavior and make roads safer. The CMT team, under his technical and strategic leadership, has deployed pioneering behavior-based insurance programs in 14 countries around the world, and was recently named the #1 smartphone-based telematics service provider. Before CMT, Balakrishnan co-founded StreamBase (acquired by TIBCO) and was a founding advisor to Meraki Networks (acquired by Cisco). He is one of the most-cited authors in computer science with several best paper awards, received the 1998 ACM doctoral dissertation award, and in 2015 was elected to the US National Academy of Engineering.