Sinan Aral's research has won numerous awards including the Microsoft Faculty Fellowship, the PopTech Science Fellowship, an NSF career Award and multiple Best Paper Awards. Sinan is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University. He also holds masters degrees from the London School of Economics and Harvard University. He received his PhD from MIT. Sinan heads the Social Analytics and Large Scale Experimentation research programs of the IDE. He is the David Austin Professor of Management and Professor of Information Technology and Marketing at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a frequent speaker at events such as Data Gotham, TEDx, Wired, and has been the keynote speaker at executive gatherings. Articles by Sinan or about his work have appeared in The Economist, the New York Times, Businessweek, Wired, Fast Company and CIO Magazine.