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Data Innovators

5 Q’s for Barney Hussey-Yeo, Co-Founder of Cleo

Published on November 3rd, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Barney Hussey-Yeo, co-founder and chief executive officer of Cleo, a London-based startup that produces an AI-driven financial advice application. Hussey-Yeo talked about the impact AI can have on how people manage their money, and how making it easier ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Husayn Kassai, Co-Founder of Onfido

Published on October 19th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Husayn Kassai, co-founder and chief executive officer of Onfido, a London-based firm using image recognition technology to verify customers’ identities for online services. Kassai talked about the opportunities online ID verification opens up, and the challenges of dealing ... Read More


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5 Q’s for László Kishonti, Founder of AImotive

Published on October 9th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to László Kishonti, founder and chief executive officer of AImotive, a Budapest-based company developing artificial intelligence systems for self-driving cars. Kishonti discussed the challenges remaining for developing autonomous driving, and how market forces might shape the future of human ... Read More


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John Loser

5 Q’s for John Loser, Chief Risk Officer at Oscar Health

Published on October 2nd, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with John Loser, chief risk officer at Oscar Health, a health insurance company based in New York City. Loser discussed how Oscar rewards users for using fitness trackers, as well as how Oscar uses data to taxonomize doctors differently ... Read More


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Eran Shir

5 Q’s for Eran Shir, Founder of Nexar

Published on September 26th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Eran Shir, founder of Nexar, an AI dashcam company based in New York City. Shir discussed how artificial intelligence can help dashcams make driving safer, and the potential benefits of vehicle-to-vehicle communication networks. Joshua New: Dashcams are already ... Read More


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Dekel Gelbman

5 Q’s for Dekel Gelbman, Chief Executive Officer of FDNA

Published on September 22nd, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Dekel Gelbman, chief executive officer of FDNA, an artificial intelligence and genomics startup based in Boston. Gelbman discussed how big data can help combat rare diseases and how facial analysis can help doctors better diagnose diseases. Joshua New: ... Read More


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Thomas Wiecki

5 Q’s for Thomas Wiecki, Director of Data Science at Quantopian

Published on September 15th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Thomas Wiecki, director of data science at Quantopian, a crowd-sourced algorithmic trading firm based in Boston. Wiecki discussed how crowdsourced algorithms perform compared to traditional hedge funds, as well as how Quantopian uses a technique called probabilistic programming. ... Read More


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Josh Patchus

5 Q’s for Josh Patchus, Chief Data Scientist at CAVA

Published on September 7th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Josh Patchus, chief data scientists at CAVA, a fast-casual restaurant chain based in Washington, DC. Patchus discussed the similarities in how restaurants and e-commerce companies use data, and how CAVA uses sensors to improve customers’ experiences at their ... Read More


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Alex Wirth

5 Q’s for Alex Wirth, Co-Founder of Quorum

Published on August 28th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Alex Wirth, co-founder of Quorum, a public affairs software company based in Washington, D.C. Wirth discussed the value of combining data about legislative activity with policymakers’ social media data, as well as the challenges involved in building a ... Read More


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Daryn Nakhuda

5 Q’s for Daryn Nakhuda, Co-Founder of Mighty AI

Published on August 15th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Daryn Nakhuda, co-founder of Mighty AI, a training data-as-a-service company based in Seattle, Washington. Nakhuda discussed how his company crowdsources the annotation of training data, as well as the possibility of one day automatically creating training data. Joshua ... Read More


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Simon Rogers

5 Q’s for Simon Rogers, Data Editor at Google News Lab

Published on August 1st, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Simon Rogers, data editor at Google News Lab, a Google initiative to promote innovation in journalism. Rogers discussed what it means to be a data journalist, as well as the value of data visualization in journalism. Joshua New: ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Mait Müntel, Co-Founder of Lingvist

Published on July 17th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Mait Müntel, co-founder and chief executive officer of Lingvist, an Estonian startup that uses artificial intelligence to develop language learning software tailored to individual learners. Müntel discussed how AI can adapt to how well a learner absorbs a ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Raphaël Vullierme, Co-Founder of Luko

Published on July 6th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Raphaël Vullierme, co-founder and chief executive officer of Paris-based startup Luko. Luko individually monitors the energy consumption of multiple household appliances, using AI and a device connected to an ordinary electricity meter. Vullierme talked about how AI can ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Yasir Khokhar, Co-Founder of Connecterra

Published on June 19th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Yasir Khokhar, co-founder and chief executive officer of Connecterra, a Dutch firm that uses AI and sensors to track the health and fertility of dairy cows. Khokhar talked about how AI can address some of the classic problems ... Read More


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