Rayid Ghani

Rayid Ghani is the Director of the Center for Data Science & Public Policy and a Senior Fellow at the Harris School of Public Policy and the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago. He started the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Fellowship at the University of Chicago, which trains computer scientists, statisticians, and social scientists from around the world to work on data science problems with social impact. Before joining the University of Chicago, Ghani was the Chief Scientist of the Obama 2012 Election Campaign where he focused on data, analytics, and technology to target and influence voters, donors, and volunteers. Ghani did his graduate work in Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University.