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CCI Symposium Tech Talk: Ben Harvey

Founder and CEO of AI Squared

Ben Harvey's AI Squared helps organizations add artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to web-based business applications.

Ben Harvey of AI Squared

The company connects data science and analytic workflows, allowing data scientists to quickly test and iterate on models, then share models with analysts.

In addition to his work at AI Squared, Harvey is also:

Harvey also founded the non-profit, Chearch, an organization with the goal of helping improve lives mentally, physically, and spiritually. He’s building the next generation of AI talent with diverse backgrounds and experiences. 

He has partnered with the National Security Agency (NSA), Bowie State University (BSU), and others to construct a pipeline of talent from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to the Department of Defense (DoD), supporting more than 20 HBCU graduates in furthering their careers in AI.

Harvey earned his doctor of science (D.Sc.) and master’s degree, both in computer science, at Bowie State, and his bachelor’s in computer science from Mississippi Valley State University. He also holds a Cryptologic Computer Science Certificate from the NSA’s Computer Science Development Program.

Harvey will participate in a Tech Talk on Bias in Technology/AI.