Lukas Biewald

Lukas Biewald

Lukas Biewald is the founder of CrowdFlower. Founded in 2009, CrowdFlower is a data enrichment platform that taps into an on-demand workforce to help companies collect training data and do human-in-the-loop machine learning.

Following his graduation from Stanford University with a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Science, Lukas led the Search Relevance Team for Yahoo! Japan. He then worked as a senior data scientist at Powerset, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2008. Lukas was featured in Inc. magazine's 30 Under 30 list.

Lukas is also an expert-level Go player.


Posts by Lukas Biewald

Herding the crowd.

Organizing big data with the crowd

Using real-world cases, Lukas Biewald describes microtasking, where it fits in the crowdsourcing landscape, and how data scientists and developers can tap into the crowd to collect and process data sets.