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3 TRACKS with sessions running throughout the week centred around key WFP priority themes where internal and external speakers will illustrate how data has the potential to step-change how we think and why understanding data is a key enabler to WFP delivering against its SDG objectives. 

Sessions will be held in HQ and will be available to watch via web conferencing (links included in the agenda).  If it is your first time using Zoom please click on one of the links and follow installing instructions prior to the sessions start time.

LEARN TRACK: data learning activities; GROW TRACK: WFP data initiatives; and LEAD TRACK: external speakers. Click on each session to find out more.

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Thursday, November 30 • 11:00 - 12:15
LEAD: Building a Data-First Organization

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How do you build organizations that leverage data to the fullest? What does it take to solve real problems and create value-adding innovations? Where is the space heading in the next decade? Drawing on his experience leading data at Spotify and working with a wide range of organizations in the private and public sectors, Adam Bly will share thoughts and lessons from the frontier of data.
Katherine will then share from her experiences with Palantir, followed by a discussion moderated by Pierre Guillaume.

Speakers
avatar for Adam Bly

Adam Bly

Founder & CEO of AI/Data Startup (Stealth Mode), AI/Data Startup
For the past two and a half years, Adam Bly led data at Spotify where he architected the company's overall data strategy and shipped critically-acclaimed algorithmic features like Your Time Capsule. Previously, he founded and was CEO of Seed Scientific, the advanced analytics firm... Read More →
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Katherine Hsiao

Business Development, Palantir Technologies
Katherine Hsiao is a senior advisor to the Co-Founder and CEO of Palantir Technologies, Dr Alex Karp. Since joining Palantir in 2014, Katherine plays a role in developing and managing strategic partnerships across both philanthropic and commercial sectors. Prior to Palantir, Katherine... Read More →
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Pierre Guillaume Wielezynski

Deputy Director, Technology Division, WFP


Thursday November 30, 2017 11:00 - 12:15
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