Deb Roy Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Portfolio
  • 2
  • Exits
  • 1

Deb Roy General Information


Dr. Deb Roy Co-Founded, Bluefin Labs and served as Chief Scientist & Chairman. He serves as Advisor at OpenWeb (Social/Platform Software). Dr. Deb Roy served as Chief Media Scientist at Twitter. He has over 20 years of research experience in cognitive science, machine learning, and human-machine collaboration combined with a long history of transitioning research concepts into practical use. He is a tenured member of the MIT faculty where he pioneered research on understanding and modeling human communication using big data. A frequent speaker at industry and academic events, Roy's talks range from keynotes at academic conferences to running strategy sessions for senior industry executives to a TED talk that has garnered millions of views. A native of Canada, he received his bachelor of computer engineering from the University of Waterloo and his PhD in cognitive science from MIT.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • One Kendall Square
  • B17001
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Deb Roy Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
OpenWeb (Social/Platform Software) 22-Apr-2021 Later Stage VC Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 000 000 00.0
00000000 000000000 13-Aug-2018 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 000 000 00.0
000000000 19-Aug-2014 00000 (00000 00000 Other Financial Services Startup 000 000 00.0
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Deb Roy Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
000000000 05-Aug-2015 000000000000000000
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Deb Roy Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Deb Roy Ph.D Angel Investor 0 Cambridge, MA
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