Washington, DC – Starling, an applied behavioral sciences “RegTech” company, announced the appointment of Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, to its Advisory Board.
Christakis holds appointments in the Departments of Sociology; Statistics and Data Science; Medicine; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology; and Biomedical Engineering at Yale University. He is Director of the Yale Human Nature Lab, and Co-Director of the Institute for Network Science. In 2009, Christakis was named by Time magazine to their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. In 2009 and in 2010, he was listed by Foreign Policy magazine in their annual list of Top 100 Global Thinkers. His acclaimed 2010 TED talk on “The Hidden Influence of Social Networks” has had some 1.5 million views. (here)