Contact

If you’d like to contact me, email me at cathy.oneil@gmail.com or tweet at me: @mathbabedotorg.

I’m also on skype: cathy.oneil.mathbabe

Weapons of Math Destruction

If you have a book rights inquiry, please contact Jay Mandel at jman@wmeentertainment.com.

Speaking

If you’d like to invite me to speak, please email me or email Theresa Brown at tbrown@wmeentertainment.com, or visit this website. Theresa’s phone number is 212.903.1194.

Bio

Cathy O’Neil earned a Ph.D. in math from Harvard, was a postdoc at the MIT math department, and a professor at Barnard College where she published a number of research papers in arithmetic algebraic geometry. She then switched over to the private sector, working as a quant for the hedge fund D.E. Shaw in the middle of the credit crisis, and then for RiskMetrics, a risk software company that assesses risk for the holdings of hedge funds and banks. She left finance in 2011 and started working as a data scientist in the New York start-up scene, building models that predicted people’s purchases and clicks. She wrote Doing Data Science in 2013 and launched the Lede Program in Data Journalism at Columbia in 2014. She is a regular contributor to Bloomberg View and wrote the book Weapons of Math Destruction: how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy. She recently founded ORCAA, an algorithmic auditing company.

Headshot

Here’s a high-res headshot just in case you need it:

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and here’s a lower-res version:

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