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How Palantir is Empowering Human Analysis in the US Government

Location: Independence Ballroom A Level:
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Palantir will discuss how they are applying the technology they developed for the intelligence community and the lessons learned battling cyber-fraud at PayPal to empower human analysts and create transparency.

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Shyam Sankar

Palantir Technologies

Shyam Sankar is the Director of Business Development at Palantir Technologies Inc., a successful software company based in Palo Alto, California.

Palantir’s powerful analytical platforms are revolutionizing information analysis and knowledge management in financial, intelligence, law enforcement and military arenas.

Prior to working at Palantir, Shyam was the Director of Business Development at Xoom Corporation, an online international money transfer service. At Xoom Shyam developed an global network of financial institutions that provided low cost, efficient remittance services for immigrant communities around the world.

Shyam earned his B.S. degree at Cornell
University in Electrical and Computer Engineering and received his M.S. in Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. Shyam has a keen interest in developmental economics and life extension.

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