Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Jacomo Corbo

Jacomo Corbo
Chief Scientist, QuantumBlack

Website | @jacomocorbo

Jacomo Corbo is the chief scientist for QuantumBlack, a visual analytics firm that helps clients meet the analysis challenges of big data to make better decisions. Corbo is also the Canada Research Chair in Information and Performance Management at the University of Ottawa, and a Wharton Clayright Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. His research has been funded by grants from the National Research Council, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Wharton Mack Center for Technological Innovation, the Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, as well as by companies such as GE Finance and IBM.

Between January 2006 and June 2008, Corbo served as race strategist and subsequently as chief race strategist for the Renault F1 Team Ltd.

Corbo holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science at Harvard University, an S.M. in Applied Mathematics from the Harvard Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from McGill University.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data-driven Business
Location: 1 E18
Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media), Roger Chen (Computable), Ari Gesher (Kairos Aerospace), Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs), Eva Ho (Susa Ventures), Matthew Tamayo-Rios (Kryptnostic), Ann Johnson (Interana), Gary Marcus (Geometric Intelligence), Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack), Peter Brodsky (HyperScience), Cack Wilhelm (Scale Venture Partners), Alex Rice (HackerOne), Chris Wake (Spire Global, Inc.), Harper Reed (Modest), Dennis Mortensen (x.ai), Rajiv Maheswaran (Second Spectrum), Jessica Stauth (Quantopian)
Average rating: ***..
(3.93, 14 ratings)
This is a day to learn about the data innovations that have the potential to blindside even the most careful organizations. Aimed at decision makers, the Innovation + Growth program focuses on how data-oriented startups, academics, and venture capitalists approach innovation and the potential to disrupt incumbent business models. Read more.
3:30pm–4:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
I+G
Location: 1E 18
Shivon Zilis (Bloomberg Beta), Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
Shivon Zillis, who's done work mapping the machine learning landscape for Bloomberg, will talk to Jacomo Corba about how his machine learning work to improve Formula 1 engineering team productivity became more generally applicable to help productivity and outcomes in other fields. Read more.