May 15, 2013 · 6:00 PM
OPEN SV is proud to host an evening with Rayid Ghani, one of the world’s premier data scientists. Rayid was the Chief Scientist at Obama for America 2012 campaign focusing on analytics, technology, and data.
OPEN-SV members – FREE
OPEN Forum 2013 attendees - FREE
Non-members – $25
Rayid is a Research Director at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago & Argonne National Laboratory and the co-founder of Edgeflip, an analytics startup focused on helping non-profits and social good organizations better use social networks and analytics. Rayid was the Chief Scientist at Obama for America 2012 campaign focusing on analytics, technology, and data. His work in the campaign focused on improving different functions of the campaign including fundraising, volunteer, and voter mobilization using analytics, social media, and machine learning. In addition, Rayid serves as an adviser to several start-ups, non-profits, and corporations, is an active organizer of and participant in academic and industry analytics conferences, and publishes regularly in machine learning and data mining conferences and journals.
Seating is limited, so please register soon.
Location: SAP, 3410 Hillview Ave Palo Alto, CA 94304 (
Southern Cross Room)