"Waterside Chat" with Tom Kalil at the California Water Data Hackathon
Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures
This talk was presented at the California Water Data Hackathon on Saturday morning, September 15, 2018. Hackathon participants were treated to a “waterside chat“ interview with special guest Tom Kalil – Chief Innovation Officer for Schmidt Futures – who spoke with Meredith Lee (Executive Director, West Big Data Innovation Hub) and David Culler (BIDS Senior Fellow, and Interim Dean of Data Sciences at UC Berkeley). During the interview, Mr. Kalil focused on the importance of unlocking “the economic and societal and civic value associated with data sciences” and encouraged collaboration, open access and open data in driving continuous improvements in technology and innovation toward positive social impact and environmental justice.
Special thanks to...
Tom Kalil, Chief Innovation Officer, Schmidt Futures
Saul Perlmutter, Director, Berkeley Institute for Data Science; Director, Berkeley Center for Cosmological Physics; 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics
Meredith Lee, Executive Director, West Big Data Innovation Hub
David Culler, Interim Dean of Data Sciences, UC Berkeley; Senior Fellow, Berkeley Institute for Data Science