Catherine Havasi

Catherine Havasi, National Leadership Council

Alumnus

1999 Science Talent Search
1998, 1999 International Science and Engineering Fair

Catherine is an American scientist who specializes in artificial intelligence, previously holding a research post at MIT Media Lab, where she started the project that created the AI resource ConceptNet. Bridging the gap between artificial intelligence and business, she co-founded the analytics company Luminoso and ran it for eight years. She is currently Chief Product Officer of the mission-critical artificial intelligence company, Basis Technology. She was named among Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”, of business and civic leaders making a major impact in their respective fields in 2014. Fast Company included her in its “100 Most Creative People in Business 2015″ listing. She is co-author of 7 peer-reviewed journal articles on AI and language, and many peer-reviewed major conference presentations. Catherine received her S.B. and M.Eng from MIT and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brandeis University.