Cesar A. Hidalgo

Director, Collective Learning Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Laboratory

Director of the Collective Learning group at MIT and co-founder of Datawheel. Professor Hidalgo has a bachelor's in Physics from the Universidad Catolica de Chile and a PhD in Physics from the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of Why Information Grows, which has been translated to over 10 languages, and his academic work has been cited over 12,000 times. Hidalgo is also the creator of several data integration and distribution platforms that receive millions of monthly views, including datausa.io datachile.io and dataafrica.io, among others.