Dr. Paolo Gaudiano
Co-Founder and Chief ScientistCompany: Aleria PBC
Role: Session Presenter
2018 Conference Session:
An Industry-University Partnership to Quantify the Value of Diversity and Inclusion
2020 Conference Session: Measuring the Invisible: How Inclusion Impacts Company Performance and Employee Satisfaction (S6-E)
2021 Conference Session: Measuring inclusion during remote work (S5-B)
Dr. Paolo Gaudiano is co-founder and chief scientist of Aleria, president of Aleria Research, and executive director of Quantitative Studies of Diversity and Inclusion (QSDI) at the City College of New York (CCNY). These organizations combine Paolo’s decades of experience in business, technology, and academia to transform how people think about diversity and what they do about it, with the ultimate goal of making our society more inclusive and equitable.
Paolo is a Forbes contributor on diversity and inclusion, has written for and been interviewed by a number of other media outlets, and is a sought-after public speaker, having given hundreds of presentations in the U.S. and abroad including a TED Talk. He holds degrees in applied mathematics, aerospace engineering, and computational neuroscience, and is the recipient of numerous awards including a Neuroscience Fellowship from the Sloan Foundation, a Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Research, and a Moonshot House Fellowship from the Kravis Center for Social Impact.
He was a tenured faculty member at Boston University and has also taught at Tufts University and CCNY.