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Background Information

Employment History

Independent Sector

Nike , Inc.

Founder and Executive Director
DataKind

Data Scientist
The New York Times Company

Summer Intern
Google Inc

Summer Intern
Bell Labs incorporated

Research Scientist
UtopiaCompression Corporation

Affiliations

Committee Member
MicroCred

Committee Member
MicroCred

Committee Member
O'Reilly Media Inc

Committee Member
O'Reilly Media Inc

Committee Member
O'Reilly Media Inc

Board Member
The Lavin Agency Ltd

Education



New York Times R&D Lab

B.S.
Computer Science
Columbia University

B.S.
Computer Science
UCLA

M.S.
Statistics
UCLA

Ph.D.
Statistics
UCLA

Web References (197 Total References)


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Listen to Jake Porway, founder and executive director of DataKind, talk about how to "practice safe stats"-that is, how to create data visualizations that are both accurate and inspiring.


Speaker Biographies | 2012 Annual Conference | Independent Sector

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Jake Porway
Jake Porway is 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. He is also a machine learning and technology enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing good values in data. 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, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and he has been honored as a 2011 PopTech Social Innovation Fellow and a 2012 National Geographic Emerging Explorer. 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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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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Betanuggets: Finally in Austin ‹ Betarocket

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According to Jake Porway of DataKind, it's much more effective when you outline the problems that need solving beforehand.


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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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Max Willens from internetweek interviews DataKind Founder and Executive Director Jake Porway on instilling the pro bono ethic into the field of data science.
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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.

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