Marc Warner

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(businessman)
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BornAugust 1984
Alma materImperial College London, Harvard University
Founder ofFaculty
Businessman using AI to detect "terrorist" propaganda. Brother of Ben Warner

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In office
3 February 2014 - Present
EmployerFaculty Science Ltd

Marc Warner is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Faculty,[1] a London-based AI firm working with the British government to identify '"terrorist" propaganda online, which he founded in 2014.[2]

On 26 April 2020, Carole Cadwalladr tweeted:

"Ben Warner: 2 years ago he was doing physics postdoc. Now he’s a ‘data scientist’ advising govt & sitting on SAGE. His brother, Marc - who worked with Cummings on Vote Leave - won £250m NHS contract when Cummings entered Downing Street. And now the contract for NHS tracking app."[3]

Background

Marc Werner is brother of Ben Warner. Warner graduated in Physics at Imperial College London and went on to do a PhD in Quantum Computing and to research making quantum gates out of single molecules at the London Centre for Nanotechnology at University College London (October 2006 to May 2012). He was a Research Fellow at Harvard University from June 2012 to August 2015.[4]

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Why the NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app failedArticle19 June 2020Matt BurgessOn 18 June 2020, Matt Hancock announced that the planned centralised NHS Covid-19 contact tracing app, which has been trialled on the Isle of Wight and downloaded by tens of thousands of people, has been ditched in favour of a decentralised system developed by Google and Apple.


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