<body bgcolor="#E6E0F8"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div align="center"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div style="background-color: white; border: 2px solid black; padding-left: 10px; padding-right: 10px; width: 1000px;" align="justify"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div align="center"></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div align="center"><span style="font-size: 300{be7c69d0dd1766318263e3228d8108fdc7c2d3d2deca85f5f6760051b0a05740};"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><br/>Mark Klein, PhD<br/></span><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->Principal Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology</div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><hr /><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><table width=700px border=0><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/">Welcome</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/news-2/">News</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/research/">Research</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/teaching/">Teaching</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/engagement/"><b>Engagement</b></a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/vita/" >Curriculum Vita</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><td align=center><a href="https://cci.mit.edu/klein/bio/" >Personal Info</a><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></table><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><hr><br><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->My aim is to achieve substantive <b>real-world</b> impact by designing, evaluating and refining my work with real-world customers, <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->and then transitioning it into the marketplace. Engagement outside of the academic community has thus been a cornerstone <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->of my work:<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><table border=0 cellspacing=5 width=700px><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>Understanding Needs<td>I have devoted many years, in collaboration with colleagues throughout the world, to better <b>understanding humankinds' <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->sustainability needs</b> and <b>how social computing technology can help</b>. I've concluded that we desperately need ways to substantively engage much wider swaths of our population in deciding what kind of society we want.<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>Evaluations<td>I have been very active in terms of <b>evaluating my work with real-world problems and institutions</b>, such as the <i>Italian Democratic Party</i> (electoral law reform), <i>Intel</i> (mobile device policy in fab plants), and the <i>Federal Bureau of Land Management</i> (water use in the southern US). I am currently pursuing opportunities with the US intelligence community, with news media and medical organizations, and with deliberative democracy NGOs. <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>Commercialization<td>I am pursuing <b>commercialization</b> of my work. A billionaire-funded socially-conscious VC firm in Australia has <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->identified my Deliberatorium project as their <b>#1 target for investment</b> and is currently forming a team to <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->commercialize it. We are also seeking partner investment in the US. <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>Advisory Boards<td>I serve on the <b>advisory boards of startups</b> in the online democracy space, where my work has been influential in <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->terms of setting their strategic directions.<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>International Outreach<td>I have been very active in <b>outreach to the international research community</b>. I have taken visiting <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->research positions in Spain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Italy and Switzerland, and have hosted scholars <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->from Europe, Asia, Canada and South America in my lab at MIT.<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><tr><td valign=top bgcolor=#33EDFF width=100>Dissemination<td>I have given scores of <b>tutorials and lectures</b> at conferences, universities, businesses and other institutions such as NASA <!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->throughout the world.<!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></table><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><p><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></body><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></html>