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Jake Porway

DataKind

Jake Porway is the Founder and Executive Director of DataKind, a nonprofit dedicated to using data science to tackle the world’s biggest problems. DataKind convenes data scientists to help mission-driven organizations such as the World Bank, Sunlight Foundation, Grameen Foundation, Amnesty International USA, and the United Nations Global Pulse address their biggest data challenges. With an unparalleled team and advisory board, DataKind is taking the nonprofit world by storm. Supporters of DataKind and its mission include The Knight Foundation, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Blue Ridge Foundation, Teradata, Cloudera, Informatica, and thousands of data scientists who donate their time and skills to DataKind projects ...

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