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Spotlight Talk 2: Black Loans Matter: Distributionally Robust Fairness for Fighting Subgroup Discrimination
Mark Weber

Fri Dec 11 03:25 PM -- 03:40 PM (PST) @

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Mark Weber (MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab)
Mark Weber

Mark Weber is the Senior Lead of Business Innovation at IBM Research, where he leads a global team of designers, engineers, and strategists supporting lab-to-market impact for clients and partners. As a researcher, Mark has published peer-reviewed work in blockchain technology for supply chain finance, graph deep learning for anti-money laundering, and algorithmic fairness in lending, as well as a thought-leadership pieces such as “The Scientific Method for Business” with IBM Consulting. Prior to his current role, Mark led Strategy & Operations and ran the membership program at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab. Mark is a former Fellow at the MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship, and actively serves as an advisor to the Harambe Alliance of African Entrepreneurs. He earned an MBA in finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management, where he also worked as a graduate researcher and corporate membership manager in the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative. Mark earned his bachelors at the University of Notre Dame’s classical great books program and began his career producing documentary films on political economy and international development, most notably the award-winning and internationally distributed documentary Poverty, Inc. In his personal life, Mark is an ultramarathon trail runner, free diver, back country skier, and adventure motorcyclist who enjoys books, chess, and cooking.

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