Katharine Jarmul

Katharine Jarmul is a Principal Data Scientist at Thoughtworks Germany focusing on privacy, ethics and security for data science workflows. Previously, she has held numerous roles at large companies and startups in the US and Germany, implementing data processing and machine learning systems with a focus on reliability, testability, privacy and security. She is a passionate and internationally recognized data scientist, programmer, and lecturer.

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Supercharging Open Data with Open Privacy
Katharine Jarmul

Privacy is becoming an increasingly pressing topic in data collection and data science. Thankfully, Privacy Enhancing Technologies (or PETs) are maturing alongside the growing demand and concern. In this keynote, we’ll explore what possibilities emerge when using Privacy Enhancing Technology like differential privacy, encrypted computation and federated learning and investigate how these technologies could change the face of data science today.