Dr. Jake Porway

Guest Speaker

Data Science, Networks and Computing

Areas of Expertise

Networks & Computing Systems  •  Data Science  •  Smart Cities  •  Machine Learning  •  Internet of Things  •  Impact  •  Deep Learning  •  Crowdsourcing  •  Artificial Intelligence

About Jake

Jake Porway is the founder and executive director of DataKind, a nonprofit that harnesses the power of data science in the service of humanity. He is an alumni of the New York Times R&D Lab, and has worked at Google and Bell Labs. A recognized leader in the Data for Good Movement, he has spoken at IBM, Microsoft, Google, and the White House. He is also a PopTech Social Innovation Fellow and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA.

Data Science for Social Good

MFA for Social Design

Big data in the service of humanity at TEDxMontreal

Data Science for Social Good with Datakind's

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