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Jake Porway

Jake Porway
Founder and Executive Director, DataKind

Jake Porway is the founder and executive director of DataKind, a nonprofit that harnesses the power of data science in the service of humanity. He is an alum of the New York Times R&D Lab and has worked at Google and Bell Labs. A recognized leader in the Data for Good Movement, he has spoken at IBM, Microsoft, Google, and the White House. Jake is also a PopTech Social Innovation fellow and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. He holds a BS in computer science from Columbia University and an MS and PhD in statistics from UCLA.


4:50pm–5:30pm Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Impact of AI on Business and Society
Location: Concourse A
Jake Porway (DataKind)
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Jake Porway explores AI’s true potential to impact the world in a positive way. Drawing on his experience as the head of DataKind, an organization applying AI for social good, Jake shares best practices, discusses the importance of using human-centered design principles, and addresses ethical concerns and challenges you may face in using AI to tackle complex humanitarian issues. Read more.