Jean-Baptiste Michel

Founder of Quantified Labs 

Jean-Baptiste is a leading data scientist. While at Harvard and Google, he invented new ways to extract meaning from Big Data of all sorts – including social, genomic, and cultural data. His technologies, used by tens of millions of people, were featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, on the cover of Science, and on TED talks. His book, Uncharted: Big Data as a Lens on Human Culture (Aiden & Michel, Riverhead) has been called “irresistible” by the New York Times. Jean-Baptiste holds a PhD from Harvard and is an Engineer of Ecole Polytechnique. He was a Visiting Faculty at Google, was named a Forbes “30 under 30”, is a visiting scholar at Harvard, a Lavin speaker, and a TED Fellow.

TED Talk by Jean-Baptiste: