Company

Humanyze applies behavioral science, organizational network analysis, and AI to help organizations make better decisions. Born out of the MIT Media Lab, we uncover the hidden patterns of digital and face-to-face communication to quantify the people factor in the workplace.

Our world-leading People Analytics Platform, Humanyze Elements, delivers advanced insights and is used by the most progressive Fortune 500 companies to answer specific business questions around diversity and inclusion, collaboration and delivery, space planning, workload, teamwork and engagement, and risk and regulation.

We’re committed to helping teams work better together and we have the data and science to prove it.


Values

We fight for data privacy.
Allowing employees to opt-in, aggregate and anonymize data, and not recording content.

We are data-driven.
We are data scientists. Objective in our hypothesis, data measurement, and analysis to help organizations understand how their employees actually work.

We are problem-solvers.
Helping organizations answer specific business questions.

We are truthful.
Factual, reliable and transparent with our employees, customers, and end-users.

We challenge the status quo.
Exploring why things are done and how they can be done better to create opportunities for innovation for ourselves and our customers.


Team

Join our growing team.

Ben Waber

CEO and Co-Founder

Dr. Ben Waber is the CEO 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.

Michelle Bradbury

Chief Product Officer

Michelle Bradbury is the Chief Product Officer at Humanyze. Michelle is responsible for driving product vision and engineering development. She has over 20 years experience in technology and analytics including data warehousing, big data platforms, and analytics platforms. Previously, she led Microsoft, CapitalOne, and Pentaho’s product and engineering efforts in the analytics space. Throughout her career, she has been a part of the evolution of information usage and dissemination and has spoken on this topic at the Big Data Symposium, TiE StartUp Con, and FWD50. Michelle received a BBA in Marketing from the University of North Texas and an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Southern Methodist University.


Gregg Carman

Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations

As Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations at Humanyze, Gregg is responsible for the company’s customer-centric efforts and go-to-market strategy. Gregg has over 20 years of experience building high output teams across the technology industry at companies like SAP, C3 Energy, and Siebel Systems. In 1998, he joined Siebel Systems and was part of the team that defined the global CRM marketplace as it became the fastest growing enterprise software company in history. Gregg served as the Treasurer of the Massachusetts Service Alliance and was a Board Member of the Boston Center for Adult Education. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from The Ohio State University.

Jeremy Doyle

Chief Customer Officer

Jeremy Doyle is the Chief Customer Officer at Humanyze. Jeremy is responsible for helping Fortune 500 clients build people analytics programs and drive customer ROI: from onboarding, education, and expansion. Jeremy has spoken at SHRM, CoreNET, WorkTech, HERO, and CoreTech, and has co-published research in the American Behavioral Scientist. Prior to Humanyze, Jeremy launched pharmaceutical products as a sales and training leader and founded Altility Energy. He received a BS in Economics from the University of Louisville and his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College.


Taemie Kim

Chief Scientist and Co-Founder

Dr. Taemie Kim 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.


Tuomas Jaanu

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder

Tuomas Jaanu is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder at Humanyze. He is responsible for data collection and analytics in the Humanyze Elements Platform. Tuomas wrote the original code that powered our product and has over 15 years of experience in software engineering. He earned his PH.d in computing science from Aalto University and completed a joint, global communication project with the MIT Media Lab.


Daniel Olguin Olguin

Chief Finance and Operations Officer and Co-Founder

Daniel Olguin Olguin 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 patents: #84398t743, #3789283, and #839258932. Prior to MIT, he received his MS and BS degrees in Electronics Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico.


Burak Akgun

Engineering


Lucas Bancroft-Baer

Engineering


Kyle Brousseau

Engineering


Alain Chan

Analytics


Larissa Duzhansky

Alliances


Nicole Freedman

Operations


Scott Hadley

Client Services


Dev Rishi Khare

Analytics


Molly Falconer

Marketing


Alex Danilovich

Engineering


Derek Heyman

Engineering


Alexa Lightner

Client Services


Charlie Madere

Sales


Bhavana Nawale

Engineering


Talha Oz

Analytics


Michael Martin

Engineering


Nathan Michaels

Engineering


Evan Orfanos

Engineering


Sahil Saggar

Engineering


Loosine Vartani

Product


Toni Abella Vendrell

Product


Katie Wah

Marketing


ZZ Zhang

Analytics



We're Hiring

We’re looking for talented software engineers, data scientists, customer success, and salespeople to join our team in both Boston and Palo Alto.

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Investors

We're proud to be backed by these investors.

Romulus Capital

Romulus was started by passionate entrepreneurs with deep expertise at the seed stage, strategic focus, and global networks to help build technology businesses. They are uniquely positioned to help early-stage companies engineer strong foundations and to partner with them through every battle, charging toward successful outcomes.

Boston Seed Capital

Boston Seed invests in internet-enabled, consumer and B2B SaaS companies, and the supporting services marketplaces. They specialize in early investment intended to kickstart the growth of a company.

dunhumbly Ventures

dunnhumby Ventures is a seed-stage investment fund focusing on innovations in retail. They specialize in finding and accelerating startup businesses that are embracing data for innovations along the consumer’s path.