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James Crawford

James Crawford
CEO, Orbital Insight

Website | @orbital_insight

James Crawford is the founder and CEO of Orbital Insight, where he leads the company’s efforts to leverage artificial intelligence to create geospatial analytics for an interconnected world. Previously, Jimi was the SVP of science and engineering at the Climate Corporation; CTO and software architect at Moon Express, whose goal was putting the first commercial robot on the moon; and engineering director for Google Book Search, where he was in charge of Google’s project to scan, index, and make searchable all the world’s books. He has also spent time at the NASA Ames Research Center, leading autonomy and robotics projects. He has authored over 15 peer-reviewed publications, resulting in five patents. Jimi holds both a PhD and master’s degree in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA in math and computer science from Rice University.


14:35–15:15 Wednesday, 10 October 2018
Secondary topics:  Financial Services, Retail and e-commerce
James Crawford (Orbital Insight)
By some estimates, soon it will require eight million people doing nothing but looking at satellite imagery 24/7 in order to ensure every photo taken on a daily basis is viewed. James Crawford explains how artificial intelligence solves this problem of scale, allowing us to accurately analyze reams of satellite imagery and detect patterns of socioeconomic change in a timely fashion. Read more.