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Cathy O'Neil

Cathy O'Neil
Author, Weapons of Math Destruction

Cathy O’Neil a data scientist for the startup media company Intent Media. Cathy began her career as a postdoc in MIT’s Math Department. She has been a professor at Barnard College, where she published a number of research papers in arithmetic algebraic geometry, and worked as a quant for the hedge fund D.E. Shaw in the middle of the credit crisis and for RiskMetrics, a risk software company that assesses risk for the holdings of hedge funds and banks. Cathy holds a PhD in math from Harvard.


10:20am10:35am Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Strata Business Summit
Location: 3E
Cathy O'Neil (Weapons of Math Destruction)
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Cathy O'Neil exposes the mathematical models that are shaping our future, both as individuals and as a society. These “weapons of math destruction” score teachers and students, sort résumés, grant (or deny) loans, evaluate workers, target voters, set parole, and monitor our health. Read more.
11:20am12:00pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Location: O'Reilly booth (Table B)
Cathy O'Neil (Weapons of Math Destruction)
Mathematical models shape our future—scoring teachers and students, sorting résumés, granting (or denying) loans, evaluating workers, targeting voters, setting parole, and monitoring our health. Join Cathy for a spirited discussion about what this means for individuals and our society. Read more.