Scientist, Inventor and Entrepreneur
Alex Wissner-Gross's speeches focus on big-picture issues like intelligence, climate change and financial trading. He recently began exploring ways of understanding and measuring intelligence and turned to physics and math to create a formula for measuring intelligence as a force.
Alex Wissner-Gross's speeches use math and physics concepts to find logical answers to the big questions in the world. Wissner-Gross is a fellow at Harvard and a research affiliate at MIT, has authored several publications and has received numerous patents for inventions, and has successfully managed four technology companies. Wissner-Gross is a highly experienced and intelligent scholar and the last person to obtain a triple major at MIT, with degrees in Physics, Mathematics and Electrical Science and Engineering.