Ms Cassell has twenty years’ experience in developing disruptive innovative technologies and helping others understand their impact on society.She is an author and recipient of the Anita Borg Women of Vision Award. Degrees, Université de Besançon and Dartmouth; MPhil, University of Edinburgh; PhD in Linguistics and Psychology, University of Chicago. 1995-2003, Professor, MIT Media Lab; 2003-10, Founding Director, Center for Tech. and Social Behavior, Northwestern University Professor, Charles M. Geschke Director, Human-Computer Interaction Inst., Associate Vice-Provost, Technology Strategy and Impact, Carnegie Mellon. AAAS Fellow.