Become a Citizen Data Scientist | Allison Sagraves | TEDxBuffalo
Using big data to solve problems isn’t a job for researchers and academics, it’s for anyone who wants to help. Allison Sagraves shows how you can help catalog penguins from your bed, or boost the populations of Monarch Butterflies during your coffee break.
Allison Sagraves is the Chief Data Officer for M&T Bank, thought leader and change agent in the field of data. Allison has a Harvard MBA and is a frequent speaker on data, leadership, and innovation. Her talk on women’s leadership was named Best of 2014 by Ellevate Network. She has served on the White House staff as Assistant Staff Secretary to the President, and is a strong proponent of the transformational power of data for public good. With the rise of mobile devices, data is becoming democratized and Allison will talk about how we can all contribute to a better world by becoming Citizen Data Scientists.