Albert-Laszlo Barabasi is the Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and a Distinguished University Professor at Northeastern University, where he directs the Center for Complex Network Research and holds appointments in the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Central European University in Budapest. A native of Transylvania, Romania, he received his Masters in Theoretical Physics at the Eoetvoes University in Budapest, Hungary and Ph.D. at Boston University.
Barabasi will indelibly transform the way we all think about success -- Alex Pentland, author of <i>Social Physics</i> and Toshiba Professor at MIT In his new book, Laszlo Barabasi delights us with the stories and mechanisms that explain success in our achievement-obsessed society -- Cesar A. Hidalgo, author of <i>Why Information Grows </i>and Director of the Macro Connections group at the MIT Media Lab Writing in a lively fashion, he illuminates broad principles that explain how people in all fields - from entrepreneurs to scientists to athletes to artists - achieve success. -- Nicholas Christakis, co-author of <i>Connected</i> and the Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science at Yale University A fascinating new book * Bloomberg Businessweek * It's rare that a book about success turns out to be such a page-turner, but there you go. File [The Formula] away with Freakonomics or Outliers * Geekwire * This is not just an important but an imperative project: to approach the problem of randomness and success using the state-of-the-art scientific arsenal we have. Barabasi is the person -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, bestselling author of <i>Skin in the Game</i>