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Founder and Executive Director

DataKind
150 Court Street 2Nd Floor
Brooklyn , New York 11201
United States

Company Description: The Puzzle: NGOs and other mission-driven organizations are faced with an onslaught of decisions on how to best collect, analyze and visualize the data that will...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Ph.D. , Statistics
    UCLA
  • B.S. , Computer Science
    Columbia University
  • M.S. , Statistics
    UCLA
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Speakers include Ned Breslin, CEO of ...
dataanalystsforsocialgood.com, 2 Nov 2014 [cached]
Speakers include Ned Breslin, CEO of Water for People; Michael Weinstein, Chief Program Officer of the Robin Hood Foundation; Richard Thaler, behavioral economist and author of the book Nudge; Jake Porway, founder of DataKind, and Beth Kanter.
DataKind | About us
www.datakind.org, 29 July 2014 [cached]
Jake Porway
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Jake Porway Founder and Executive Director
Jake is a machine learning and technology enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing good values in data. He founded DataKind™ in the hopes of creating a world in which every social organization has access to data capacity to better serve humanity. He was most recently the data scientist in the New York Times R&D lab and remains an active member of the data science community. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA.
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DataKind, Porway worked for the R&D lab at The New York Times. "In 2010, we had the big-data boom," he says.
People | The Data Guild
thedataguild.com, 14 June 2014 [cached]
Jake Porway
Jake is the founder and executive director of DataKind, an organization that brings together leading data scientists with high impact social organizations to better collect, analyze, and visualize data in the service of humanity. Jake was most recently the data scientist in the New York Times R&D lab and remains an active member of the data science community, bringing his technical experience from his past work with groups like NASA, DARPA, Google, and Bell Labs to bear on the social sector. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA and can be seen on National Geographic Channel as the host of the Numbers Game.
Innovation Forum - EIT Foundation
eitfoundation.org, 5 June 2014 [cached]
Jake Porway - Using data in the service of humanity
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Jake Porway
Founder and executive director, DataKind
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Jake Porway
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Jake Porway
Founder and Executive Director DataKind
Jake Porway is a machine learning and technology enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing good values in data. He is the founder and executive director of DataKind, an organization that brings together leading data scientists with high impact social organizations to better collect, analyze, and visualize data in the service of humanity.
Jake was most recently the data scientist in the New York Times R&D lab and remains an active member of the data science community, bringing his technical experience from his past work with groups like NASA, DARPA, Google, and Bell Labs to bear on the social sector. Jake's work has been featured in leading academic journals and conferences (PAMI, ICCV), the Guardian, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and he has been honored as a 2011 PopTech Social Innovation Fellow, a 2012 National Geographic Emerging Explorer, and a 2012 Diplomatic Courier 99 under 33 in Foreign Policy awardee. He holds an adjunct professorship in NYU's ITP program where he teaches introductory data analysis and is a faculty at large in the School of Visual Art's Design for Social Innovation program. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA.
Delphi Brief
www.delphibrief.com, 9 Oct 2014 [cached]
? Jake Porway, Founder and Executive Director, DataKind
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