Ingmar Weber is the research director of the Social Computing Group at Qatar Computing Research Institute. His interdisciplinary research looks at what online user-generated data can tell us about the offline world and society at large. Prior to joining QCRI, Dr Weber was a researcher at Yahoo Research Barcelona. He holds a BA & Ma from Cambridge and did his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute for Computer Science. He’s an ACM Distinguished Speaker and a IEEE and AAAI Senior Member.