We’d like to take a minute to thank all of the speakers who committed to speaking to the 2017 hackNY Fellows. The Speaker Series is a core tenet of the hackNY fellowship, and it wouldn’t be possible without the individuals listed below.

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




hackNY alumNY panel

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!