Presented by Jeff Chen, Chief Data Scientest @ US Dept. of Commerce
From discovering societal trends in satellite data to predicting the next building fire, Jeff Chen has been using data science for building data-driven government. This talk will guide you through how to find focus in tackling public priorities, no matter the size of the data or scope. You'll learn how to think about data science and big data for purpose and impact - and why there is more to data than data.
Jeff Chen is the first Chief Data Scientist of the U.S. Department of Commerce where he leads experimental data science and product development supporting the strategic goals of America’s Data Agency. He has led wide ranging initiatives across 20+ fields, ranging from emergency services to international public health to legal affairs to trade economy.