Jane Adams

Jane Adams is a data scientist at Two Sigma Investments, where she spends a lot of time thinking about how data are going to fail. Previously, she was a data scientist at Case Commons, a nonprofit that builds software for caseworkers in child welfare, where her team was responsible for consulting on UX patterns to enhance data quality, conducting research on child welfare policy, and determining best practices using those same data, among other things. Jane holds a BA from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and an MS in urban data science from New York University. She is a frequent speaker at local meetups and international conferences on topics ranging from how to not accidentally hurt people with data to how ants find your picnic basket.


The misinformation age

November 2, 2018

Jane Adams examines the ways data-driven recruiting fails to achieve intended results and perpetuates discriminatory hiring practices.