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Jon Kleinberg

Professor of Computer Science, Cornell University
Everyday Life in a Data-Rich World

Jon Kleinberg received his AB from Cornell University in 1993 and his PhD from MIT in 1996. He is currently the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science and Information Science at Cornell, where his research focuses on the social and information networks that underpin the Web and other on-line media. He is the recipient of awards including a MacArthur Fellowship, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Lanchester Prize, the ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award, and the ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in the Computing Sciences, and he is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences.