Behavioral Scientist, Microsoft
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Matt Wallaert is a behavioral scientist working at the intersection of technology and human behavior. After several years in academia and two successful startup exits, he joined Microsoft, where he works across a variety of products and projects to design technology that helps people live happier, healthier lives. Wallaert maintains an active research lab and is a frequent speaker on the science of behavior change. He is most well-known at Microsoft for creating the Bing in the Classroom program, which has helped over 7 million kids to make digital literacy a daily part of their education. Externally, he sits on the board a variety of startups and non-profits, and cultivates pro-social side projects like GetRaised.com, which has helped underpaid women ask for and earn millions of dollars in salary increases.