Jocelyn Scheirer is a scientist, entrepreneur and digital artist. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles and papers on affective computing and sensing technology and presents at both academic and industry conferences. She has held appointments at Harvard and Brandeis University, and has deep experience in early stage wearable products.   She has been involved in the founding of three MIT Media Lab spinouts, including Affectiva, an Emotion AI company.  Her expertise combines the psychology of emotion and behavior, early prototyping, and technology strategy.

She consults for individuals and companies.





Recent and upcoming talks:

May 25, 2017            Venture Cafe, Cambridge Innovation Center, "Through the Looking Glass with Virtual and Augmented Reality", TCN Roundtable

March 2, 2017           N2 Innovation District, Cities of Newton and Needham, MA:  "Makerspaces:  "Building Community with Technology and Art"

January 11, 2017        MIT Faculty Forum Online:  "Manufacturing Smarter Fabrics"

November 14, 2016   Hyperwellbeing Conference:  "Why Every Wearables Company Should be Making a Virtual Reality API"