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Data Innovators

5 Q’s for Robert Heinecke, Co-Founder of Breeze Technologies

Published on February 23rd, 2018 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Robert Heinecke, co-founder and chief executive officer of Breeze Technologies, a Hamburg-based company using the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor air quality. Heineke talked about the value of sensor data for understanding the environment and how modern ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Ida Tin, Co-Founder and CEO of Clue

Published on February 16th, 2018 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Ida Tin, co-founder and chief executive officer of Clue, a Berlin-based company that produces an app to help women keep track of their menstrual cycles and general health. Tin discussed the benefits of using algorithms to track and ... Read More


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Zafer Elcik

5 Q’s for Zafer Elcik, Co-Founder of Otsimo

Published on January 29th, 2018 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Zafer Elcik, co-founder of Otsimo, a company that develops education games for children with autism, based in Ankara, Turkey. Elcik discussed how gamification is useful for teaching children with autism and how machine learning can deliver appropriate educational ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Ben Maruthappu, Co-Founder of Cera

Published on January 19th, 2018 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Ben Maruthappu, a medical doctor and co-founder of Cera, a UK-based company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver elderly care services. Maruthappu explained why choosing the right level of care for an elderly person can be a ... Read More


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Diane Wu

5 Q’s for Diane Wu, Co-Founder of Trace Genomics

Published on January 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Diane Wu, co-founder of Trace Genomics, an agricultural genomics startup based in Burlingame, California. Wu discussed why it can be useful for farmers to know about different organisms in their soil as well as the potential to fully ... Read More


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Daniel Lim

5 Q’s for Daniel Lim, Acting Deputy Director of the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Division at the Government Technology Agency of Singapore

Published on November 28th, 2017 | by Joshua New

The Center for Data Innovation spoke with Daniel Lim, acting deputy director of the data Science and artificial intelligence division at the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech). Lim discussed the challenges in shaping public policy with data and how GovTech is studying how other ... Read More


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5 Q’s for Daniel Nathrath, Co-Founder of Ada

Published on November 17th, 2017 | by Nick Wallace

The Center for Data Innovation spoke to Daniel Nathrath, co-founder and chief executive officer of Ada, a London-based health startup that has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to help people interpret their symptoms. Nathrath talked about how AI can help doctors to make diagnoses ... Read More


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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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