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Lukas Biewald

Lukas Biewald
Founder & CEO, CrowdFlower

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Lukas Biewald is the founder and CEO of CrowdFlower. Founded in 2007, CrowdFlower provides Labor-on-Demand to help companies outsource high-volume, repetitive tasks to a massively-distributed global workforce.

Before founding CrowdFlower, Lukas was a senior scientist and manager within the Ranking and Management Team at Powerset, Inc., acquired by Microsoft in 2008. He led the Search Relevance Team for Yahoo! Japan after graduating from Stanford University with a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Science. Recently, Lukas won the Netexplorateur Award for GiveWork – a collaboration with Samasource that brings digital work to refugees worldwide. Lukas is also an expert level Go player.

Sessions

Emerging Topics
Location: Room 207 A
Ian Cross (I-SITE), Paolo Gaudiano (Icosystem), Patrick Meier (Ushahidi), Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower)
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