Jake Porway

Founder and Executive Director

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.

Keynote Address:
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm