Dr. Frida Polli is an award-winning Harvard and MIT neuroscientist turned CEO. Named one of Inc.’s Top 100 Female Founders and one of Entrepreneur’s Top 100 Powerful Women, Dr. Polli’s mission is to help everyone realize their true potential at work by removing bias from the talent matching process and improving job fit. She is the CEO and co-founder of pymetrics, a company leveraging behavioral science and AI to make workforce decisions more accurate, fair, and efficient. With global clients including BCG, Kraft Heinz and Workday, pymetrics has matched millions of people with their ideal jobs.
Dr. Polli and pymetrics have been featured by CNN, BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, Fortune, Fast Company, and Forbes, among others. She regularly speaks at events like WEF’s Annual Meeting in Davos, NYT New Work Summit, Dreamforce, TechCrunch Disrupt, SXSW, and MIT EmTech Digital. Her scientific achievements include awards such as MIT 100K, Harvard Business School Life Science Award, and NARSAD Young Investigator Award, and publications in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Brain, and Journal of Neuroscience. Frida contributes to numerous AI governance organizations, including the IEEE group on AI governance, the WEF group on AI in HR, and the NY Academy of Sciences AI working group.
Dr. Polli lives in Manhattan with her husband and three girls. When not with her kids or working, she enjoys binging podcasts ranging from true crime to Pod Save America, and mentoring young women leaders.