Dominic Vincent Ligot
Technologist, Social Impact, Data Ethics, AI
Data analyst, researcher, software developer, entrepreneur and technologist. Advocate for data literacy, AI ethics, data ethics and social impact from data. His current work focuses on human rights, public health, food security, political risk and fighting disinformation and infodemics through the use of computational social science, social listening, remote sensing, artificial intelligence and data engineering.
Founder of CirroLytix, a social impact AI company, and Data Ethics PH, an online community focused on social issues such as data privacy, data security, AI-driven discrimination, data liabilities, data ownership rights, and data poverty. Three-time global winner of the NASA and ESA International Space Apps Challenges, his team's award winning dengue surveillance application, AEDES, has been backed by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO), the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA) and the UNICEF Innovation Fund.
Co-authored the Masters in Applied Business Analytics degree of the University of Asia and the Pacific, and led the development of the nationwide data science education program Project SPARTA. Co-founded the Analytics Association of the Philippines (AAP) and is a Board of Trustees member of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ).
Passionate about using big data and AI to make a positive difference in the world and creating a better future for society as it transitions through the Fourth Industrial Revolution.