Founder, Flybits; Visiting Professor
MIT Media Lab
Hossein Rahnama is the CEO/founder of Flybits, a data intelligence company. He is a Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University and a visiting professor at the MIT Media Lab. His research explores AI, data governance, mobile human-computer interaction, and the system design of data-driven services. He has published more than 40 papers and holds 23 patents in computer and data science. He previously served as a council member at NSERC (National Science and Research Engineering Council of Canada) and is currently on the board of directors of Home Capital Group and Canadian Science Publishing. He is a fellow at the MIT Connection Science Group (since 2021) and one of the 7 Global Directors of MIT Media Lab’s City Science Group. Was on MIT Technology Review Global TR35 list (2012) and Canada's Top 40 under 40 (2017).