Rayid Ghani | Embark 2015

Rayid Ghani

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Rayid Ghani

Senior Fellow

Rayid Ghani is the Director of the Center for Data Science and Public Policy, Research Director at the Computation Institute, and a Senior Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy. Ghani was the Chief Scientist for the Obama for America 2012 campaign and before that, Senior Research Scientist and Director of Analytics Research at Accenture Labs. Ghani’s current keystone project is the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship at the University of Chicago which engages over 40 top-level graduate students in critical data science projects for governments and nonprofits each summer, encouraging the next generation of data scientists to use their powers for good.

Sessions

October 28, 2015
Using Real-Time, Big Data Platforms to Solve Social Challenges

11:00  -  12:30