Technology Evangelist Rana el Kaliouby, PhD, Tells Business Leaders to Bring Emotion Back into Digital Experiences at SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona

Expert in Emotional Artificial Intelligence to take the stage at
premier global commerce conference

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”” target=”_blank”gt;#SAPAribaLivelt;/agt;–SAP
adds Rana el Kaliouby, PhD, technology evangelist and pioneer
in emotional artificial intelligence, as a keynote speaker at SAP
Ariba Live
in Barcelona. She will take the stage to discuss the
power of emotion and its connection to intelligent spend management and
the intelligent enterprise. The premier global commerce conference will
take place at the Barcelona International Convention Centre in
Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 June.

Dr. el Kaliouby is a pioneer in artificial emotional intelligence;
technology evangelist, inventor and research scientist and co-founder &
CEO of Affectiva, an emotion measurement technology company that grew
out of MIT’s Media Lab. In her popular Ted
Talk: Rana el Kaliouby: This app knows how you feel — from the look on
your face
, she talks about her mission to bring emotion back to our
digital experiences. At SAP Ariba Live in Barcelona, she will address
thousands of business leaders, procurement, supply chain, finance and IT
professionals from Europe and beyond to explain artificial emotional
intelligence, what it is and why it matters. She will share the
practical applications of artificial emotional intelligence today and
where they will go in the future, including consumer insights, social
robotics, automotive, education, gaming, retail and more.

Recently, Dr. el Kaliouby has been named the 2018 Thinkers50 Radar list
of management thinkers most likely to shape the future of
how organizations are managed and led. Fortune magazine
named her to its 2018 40 Under 40 list of the most influential young
people in business. Forbes America named her as one of the Top 50
Women in Tech. Inc. named her to their Female Founders 100 list.
She believes our emotions influence every aspect of our lives — how we
learn, how we communicate, and how we make decisions – and yet they are
absent from our digital lives because the devices and apps we interact
with have no way of knowing how we feel. Dr. el Kaliouby aims to change

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Kelly Murray
SAP Ariba
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