Catherine Havasi, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO


Dr. Catherine Havasi co-founded artificial intelligence (AI) text analytics company Luminoso, which transforms the way organizations interpret and act on large-scale customer, employee, and marketplace feedback. Luminoso products surface trends, sentiment, and drivers of conversation instantly from surveys, product reviews, and social media.

Dr. Havasi is a research scientist in artificial intelligence and computational linguistics at the MIT Media Lab. She co-founded the Open Mind Common Sense project, which created the natural language AI program, ConceptNet. Fast Company included her in its “100 Most Creative People in Business 2015” ranking.

In this video, Catherine Havasi talks about how businesses are much more aware of AI and big data analytics, and the need for business to bring in these tools now to stay competitive in the future.