If the Big Data revolution has a presiding genius, it's Alex “Sandy” Pentland. Over years of groundbreaking experiments, he has distilled remarkable discoveries that have become the bedrock for social physics.
The former Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, Epstein is one of the top sports science and medicine journalists today. Now a reporter at ProPublica, he investigates what leads to athletic excellence.
As the founder and director of Google Ideas at Google and now the president of Jigsaw (its successor arm within Alphabet Inc.), Jared Cohen is at the forefront of using technology to tackle global challenges.