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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Maryam Jahanshahi

Maryam Jahanshahi
Scientist, TapRecruit


Maryam Jahanshahi is a research scientist at TapRecruit, a platform that uses AI and automation tools to bring efficiency and fairness to the recruiting process. She holds a PhD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she studied molecular regulators of organ-size control. Maryam’s long-term research goal is to reduce bias in decision making by using a combination of computation linguistics, machine learning, and behavioral economics methods.


11:30am–12:00pm Tuesday, 09/11/2018
Location: 1E 10 Level: Non-technical
Secondary topics:  Ethics and Privacy
Maryam Jahanshahi (TapRecruit)
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Hiring teams have long relied on intuition and experience to scout talent. Increased data and data-science techniques give us a chance to test common recruiting wisdom. Drawing on results from her recent behavioral experiments and analyses of over 10 million jobs and their outcomes, Maryam Jahanshahi illustrates how often innocuous recruiting decisions have dramatic impacts on hiring outcomes. Read more.