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Columbia Knerd Talk

Date:March 25, 2014 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
Location:Mudd, Computer Science Lounge
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Center For Career Education by sending email to careereducation@columbia.edu .

Knewton is an adaptive learning provider that uses data to personalize the delivery of online learning content. Using advanced machine learning and data science, Knewton’s technology identifies on a real-time basis each student’s strengths, weaknesses, and unique learning style. Content and pedagogy agnostic, the Knewton platform works across any student demographic, subject matter, or pedagogy--from Pre-K to higher education to workforce training.

Knewton has been recognized globally as a “Technology Pioneer” (World Economic Forum in Davos) and one of the world’s “50 Most Innovative Companies” (Fast Company).

On March 25th, one of our extraordinary software engineers will be on campus to deliver a tech talk about the specific challenges we are tackling at Knewton and to discuss internship opportunities within our company. We will also discuss the future of education and the role big data will play in it.

Education’s internet moment is NOW. Learn how you can help solve the world’s biggest problems your first few years out of college!

Food and beverages will be provided. This annual event is not to be missed.

Target audience: Undergraduate and graduate students in computer science and engineering
Suggested Attire: Casual

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