There was a conversation with Harris alumnus Andrew Means, MPP'11 on the application of data science and machine learning to social programs in government, nonprofits and philanthropy. Mr. Means is the head of beyond.uptake, the philanthropic and civic innovation arm of Uptake and co-founder at The Impact Lab.
About the Speaker:
Andrew Means is Head of beyond.uptake, the philanthropic and civic innovation arm of Uptake, and cofounder at The Impact Lab.
He has previously held leadership positions at the University of Chicago’s Center for Data Science and Public Policy, Groupon, and the YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harris School at the University of Chicago. Andrew is a member of the board of directors at Ingenuity Inc. and an advisor of Markets for Good.