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Dr. Alex Jaimes

Dr. Alex Jaimes

SVP of AI & Data Science at Dataminr

Alex is SVP of AI & Data Science at Dataminr. Alex is a scientist, keynote speaker, and engineering executive with 15+ years of intl. experience in research (Columbia U., KAIST) and product impact at scale (Nauto, DigitalOcean, Yahoo, Telefónica, IDIAP-EPFL, Fuji Xerox, IBM, Siemens, and AT&T Bell Labs) in the USA, Japan, Chile, Switzerland, Spain, and South Korea. He has published 100+ technical papers in top-tier conferences and journals in diverse topics in AI and has been featured widely in the press (MIT Tech review, CNBC, Vice, TechCrunch, Yahoo! Finance, etc.).

He has given 50+ invited talks all over the world, incl. talks at several O’Reilly conferences (AI, Strata, Velocity), the Deep Learning Summit (Re-Work), Tech Open Air, and Stanford, Cornell, & Columbia Universities. Alex was an early voice in Human-Centered AI (Computing)- his technical work focuses on machine learning, mixing qualitative and quantitative methods to gain insights on user behavior for product innovation. He’s been a professor (KAIST), and an executive at Yahoo, and at several startup companies. Alex holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University.