Travis Korte

Travis Korte
Former Policy Analyst
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Travis Korte has a background in journalism, computer science and statistics. Prior to joining ITIF, he launched the Science vertical of The Huffington Post and served as its Associate Editor, covering a wide range of science and technology topics. He has worked on data science projects with HuffPost and other organizations. Before this, he graduated with highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley, having studied critical theory and completed coursework in computer science and economics. His research interests are in computational social science and using data to engage with complex social systems.

Recent Publications

March 17, 2015

This report assesses the current state of open data efforts in G8 countries.

January 20, 2015

Discrimination is hard to combat because it is hard to prove. Data can help.

December 5, 2014

Data innovation can promote growth and quality of life in developing economies.

October 21, 2014

Portions of the EU’s proposed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) would introduce inefficiencies into the process of conducting medical research.

July 22, 2014

Data can be a key to enhancing global development.

June 9, 2014

ITIF’s annual review of books covering technology and innovation issues.

May 20, 2014

Anti-technology advocates should be careful what they wish for.

April 14, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio should expand the city's use of data and analytics.

March 25, 2014

Better data and ways to act on it will be crucial for the future of air safety.

March 13, 2014

To meet his progressive agenda NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio must harness the power of data.

January 16, 2014

An introduction to the tools and policies behind data-driven innovation.

November 22, 2013

A series of planning failures is placing critical weather data applications at risk.