Big Data Requires Big Visions For Big Change

Martin Hilbert, assistant professor of communication at UC Davis, delivered this talk at TEDxUCL in London on November 15, 2014.

Hilbert pursues a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the role of information, communication and knowledge in social, economic, psychological and political development.

His research has been published in leading peer-reviewed academic Journals in multidisciplinary science, psychology and behavioral economics, international economic development, information science, communicationpolitical science and other fields.

He has designed and taught courses on digital innovation for international development and on complex social systems and social network analysis. He has also provided hands-on technical assistance to heads of states, government experts, legislators, diplomats, private sector companies and civil society organizations in over 20 countries.

Hilbert holds doctorate degrees in Communication, and in Economics and Social Sciences.