Jared Zhao​

CEO, Polyture

Jared Zhao is the Founder & CEO of Polyture, a data science platform designed to make analytics more coherent and accessible. Polyture enables anyone to expertly answer data questions through an intuitive interface and tight integrations with big data processing and automated machine learning.

Prior to Polyture, Jared is a graduate of UC Berkeley, where he developed a deep interest in data science and machine learning while doing research in the Nuclear Engineering and the Computer Science departments.

WATCH LIVE: November 2nd at 1:00 pm

Dr. Weixiang Chen

2020 had a dramatic start. The COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in an unprecedented way, leading to a drastic change in investor confidence, massive lay-offs and company bankruptcies. On the other hand, we are also seeing an acceleration in digitalization, remote working adoption etc. How are early and middle stage data startups adapting to the new normal? What are the alternative funding sources for digital startups? What are the lessons learnt and how can startups better serve their global customers as well as the US national strategy? In last year’s panel, we made a number of predictions such as the tightening of cash, an increasing importance of company revenue etc, many of which inevitably came true. What envisions will be made this year? Join us with a group of seasoned data entrepreneurs and investors for a discussion about their vision of the industry and the world.