The Speaker Series is a core tenet of the hackNY fellowship, and it wouldn’t be possible without the individuals listed below. We’d like to take a minute to thank all of the leaders in the NYC tech community who spoke to the 2017 hackNY Fellows this past summer.

Countering Human Trafficking

hackNY alumNY panel

hackNY alumNY panel

hackNY alumNY panel

rob_spectre

Rob Spectre
Brooklyn Hacker

Hosted at: NYU Courant

alex_berke

Alex Berke
Software Engineer @ Google

Hosted at: WeWork

catherine_moresco

Catherine Moresco
Software Engineer @ Google

Hosted at: WeWork

keeyon_ebrahimi

Keeyon Ebrahimi
Machine Learning Engineer @ Clarifai

Hosted at: WeWork




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hackNY alumNY panel

hackNY alumNY panel

The story of hackNY

lisa_luo

Lisa Luo
Android & iOS Engineer @ Kickstarter

Hosted at: WeWork

steve_gattuso

Steve Gattuso
Freelance Software Engineer

Hosted at: WeWork

walter_menendez

Walter Menendez
Data Scientist @ Buzzfeed

Hosted at: WeWork

chris_wiggins

Chris Wiggins
Head Data Scientist @ The New York Times

Hosted at: The New York Times




The story of hackNY

Weapons of Math Destruction

Early Stage Startup Investment

Lessons Learned from Founding Hopscotch

evan_korth

Evan Korth
CS Professor @ NYU

Hosted at: The New York Times

cathy_oneil

Cathy O’Neill
Author of mathbabe.org and Weapons of Math Destruction

Hosted at: Columbia Data Science Institute




ann_miura_ko

Ann Miura Ko
Co-Founding Partner @ Floodgate

Hosted at: Giphy

samantha john

Samantha John
Founder of Hopscotch

Hosted at: Kickstarter

The Manager’s Path

Social Good for Coders

Social Good for Coders

How Coding is Changing Investigative Journalism

camille_fournier

Camille Fournier
Managing Director @ Two Sigma, Ex-CTO @ Rent the Runway

Hosted at: Clarifai

rapi_castillo

Rapi Castillo
Progressive Coders Network

Hosted at: NYU Courant

leslie_martinez

Leslie Martinez
Hack the Ban

Hosted at: NYU Courant

sisi_wei

Sisi Wei
Deputy Editor of News Applications @ ProPublica

Hosted at: Digital Ocean




Jonah’s Path and the story of Buzzfeed

Mostly Human

Union Square Ventures

Union Square Ventures

jonah_peretti

Jonah Peretti
Founder and CEO @ Buzzfeed

Hosted at: Buzzfeed

laurie_segall

Laurie Segall
Senior Technology Correspondant @ CNN

Hosted at: CNN Time Warner Center

albert_wenger

Albert Wenger
Partner @ Union Square Ventures

Hosted at: Union Square Ventures

brad_burnham

Brad Burnham
Partner @ Union Square Ventures

Hosted at: Union Square Ventures




Tech lobbying

Leveraging Small Data: n=”me”

Building Networks

Data Science at Foursquare

julie_samuels

Julie Samuels
Executive Director @ Tech:NYC

Hosted at: Silicon Valley Bank

deborah_estrin

Deborah Estrin
Professor of Computer Science and Associate Dean @ Cornell Tech, and co-Founder @ Open mHealth

Hosted at: MakeSpace

gary_chou

Gary Chou
Founder of Orbital Labs

Hosted at: Datadog

stephanie_yang

Stephanie Yang
Data Scientist @ Foursquare

Hosted at: Foursquare

Thank you again to all of the Speakers who donate their time to our Fellows!