Maria Bezaitis is a principal engineer at Intel. She examines the social and cultural landscape, charting new directions for technology innovation within it.At Intel, her work focuses on personal data and how it develops relationally — and what this will mean in terms of new business models, the development of new devices and interfaces, and the creation of better security technologies. Bezaitis joined Intel in June 2006 to direct the People and Practices Research Group.She also played a leadership role at the cutting-edge social research and design organizations, E-Lab and Sapient Corporation. A longtime literature student, Bezaitis finished her Ph.D. at Duke University in French Literature.Bezaitis’s work today is focused on AI, networks, and changing relationships between people and technology. She has a long track record of leading research teams and developing frameworks that allow technology and business leaders to design technology roadmaps and pursue business opportunities with intelligence from the social world.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Maria Bezaitis and other top speakers and celebrities.