Obama Campaign Chief Data Scientist Talk

Obama Campaign Chief Data Scientist Talk

Posted by Jun Zhao

Updated: Oct 8, 2013

Many thanks go to Rayid Ghani for giving such a great speech!

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Rayid Ghani is currently at the Computation Institute and the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He is also the co-founder of Edgeflip, an analytics and social media startup that is focused on helping non-profits, advocacy groups, and charities do better fundraising, volunteer recruiting, outreach and advocacy. Previously, Rayid was the Chief Scientist for the Obama 2012 Election Campaign focusing on analytics, data, and technology.

Rayid is currently focused on using data, analytics (and other related buzzwords ) for social good, both with Edgeflip and the University of Chicago. In his spare time, Rayid advises several startups and non-profits and speaks at, attends, and organizes academic and industry analytics conferences.

His personal website: http://www.rayidghani.com/


Thanks Tom for sharing his notes from the talk!

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