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Jake Porway

Founder and Executive Director

DataKind

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DataKind

156 5th Avenue Suite 502

New York, New York 10010

United States

Company Description

DataKind harnesses the power of data science in the service of humanity by bringing together data science and social sector experts on projects designed to move the needle on critical social issues. Our global community is what makes all of our work pos ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Data Scientist
The New York Times Company

Research Scientist
UtopiaCompression Corporation

Affiliations

Founder
Data Without Borders

Committee Member
Cloudera 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)


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/Executive Director for DataKind: Practice Safe Stats!: A PSA


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Jake Porway

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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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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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