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Hilary Mason (she/her)

Co-founder and CEO, Hidden Door

Widely regarded as a pioneer in modern data science, Hilary served as chief scientist of the bit.ly Internet platform. She founded and ran Fast Forward Labs until its acquisition by Cloudera, where she held the role of General Manager of Machine Learning. She’s also the Data Scientist in Residence at Accel Partners.

An active organizer of technology groups, she’s behind DataGotham and HackNY, and is a director of the Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology. In 2020, she co-founded Hidden Door, a generative social roleplaying game powered by narrative AI. You can learn more about what she’s up to at Hilarymason.com.