Data Analytics Symposium
July 22-23, 2015
Keynote Presentation: Cognitive Computing – The Brain in the Body of Knowledge
David Lawson, NewSci, LLC.
David brings more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur focused on providing fundraising intelligence products and services. David created the first asset-based wealth screening service as well as the first database to manage screening results. In 1997 he founded Prospect Information Network (P!N) which became the largest wealth screening company before being purchased by Kintera in 2004. David served as a Senior Vice President of Kintera until 2008. In 2013 he co-founded NewSci, LLC. to bring Big Data and cognitive computing to the philanthropic community. He has written numerous articles for publications such as The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Nonprofit Times, CASE Currents and APRA's Connections. David is a member of APRA, AASP, and a recipient of the CASE Crystal Apple and APRA Distinguished Service Awards. David is also the Co-Founder of WorkingPhilanthropy.com and Domi Ventures and a Member of the Technical Advisory Board of Agile Equity.