Prof. Brian Subirana is Director of the MIT Auto-ID lab, and also teaches at Harvard University. His Harvard class on Artificial Intelligence is the first MIT-run non-residential on-line class ever to offer academic credit. His MIT Sloan class was the first course ever to offer a recorded lecture on MIT Open Courseware. Before becoming an academic, he worked at The Boston Consulting Group.
Prof. Subirana obtained his PhD in Computer Science at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (now CSAIL), his MBA at MIT Sloan, has founded three start-ups, and has been affiliated with MIT for over 20 years in various capacities including Visiting Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
His research centers on Internet of Things and on developing a Mathematical Theory for Conversational Commerce and Digital Learning.