Technology has big implications for humanity--and few people know the numbers behind it like Professor Sinan Aral. In the #bizoba Season 2 Premiere, Sinan shares with us some of his projects where “Big Data” is more than just a b-school buzzword--it’s a means to positively influence society. His work with companies from Fortune 500 companies in the United States to social enterprises in Africa is on the “bleeding edge” of using data on human behavior to support healthier, happier living around the world. In #bizoba fashion of embracing the journey towards doing what you love, Sinan also shares some of the twists and turns of his career path, from taking the LSAT to taking a seat in Kanye West’s apartment to talk “breaking the internet.”
#bizobabullets of wisdom from this episode:
1. It's cool to try things out! You don't have to know what you want to do--it's totally ok--and just because you’re good at something, doesn’t mean you have to or should do it.
2. You need to be able to cru