Recognize the Right Problem

Nicole Hu, One Concern

One Concern CTO Nicole Hu describes how the devastating 2014 flooding in Kashmir led her and her co-founders to focus on the problem of natural disaster response. Drawing on insights from a machine learning class at Stanford, they asked: Could they apply AI to create a real-time understanding of which buildings and people were in danger during a natural disaster? Before they knew it, their graduate school project was turning into a company.