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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Jari Koister
Vice President, Product and Technology, FICO

Website | @jarikoister

Jari Koister is the vice president of product and technology at FICO. He also teaches in the Data Science Program at UC Berkeley. Previously, he has, among other things, led the development of Chatter, Salesforce’s social enterprise application and platform; founded and served as CTO at, an early social enterprise collaboration company (acquired by Salesforce); founded and served as CSO and CTO at, an elastic platform for broadcasting sports events live on the internet; led the development of CommerceOne’s flagship product MarketSite; and led research in computer languages and distributed computing at Ericsson Labs and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories. Jari holds a PhD in computer science from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.


11:00am11:40am Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Secondary topics:  Ethics, Financial Services
Jari Koister (FICO )
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Financial services are increasingly deploying AI services for a wide range of applications, such as identifying fraud and financial crimes. Such deployment requires models to be interpretable, explainable, and resilient to adversarial attacks—regulatory requirements prohibit black-box machine learning models. Jari Koister shares tools and infrastructure has developed to support these needs. Read more.