2017 Elastic Cause Award Honoree: NoSchoolViolence.org

Using Elasticsearch, the NoSchoolViolence.org team created The Lantern®: a tool that helps researchers, parents, school administrators, and mental health professionals make connections between specific observable behaviors and potential violence. The Elastic Cause Awards recognize user-community projects that use the Elastic Stack to advance greater good in the world.

Paul Michael Privateer, Ph.D

Paul has taught science, technology and digital media courses at Georgia Tech and Arizona State University. A visiting professorship at MIT allowed him to complete his book on social mathematics and the nature of human intelligence. He is the founding director of NoSchoolViolence.org and Seattle Data for Good, a 500+ member citizens service organization committed to using data science to solve significant social, economic, and environmental problems. He has appeared in the New York Times and on CNN, PBS, ABC, NPR, NBC and BBC4 for his work on using digital technology and data sciences for education reform and social improvement initiatives. His recent novel, The Oracles Virus, explores the new world of bio-digital genomics.