DAVID DAO

PhD student at ETH Zurich, Climate Change AI and founder of GainForest

David is the founder of GainForest, a non-profit grantee of Microsoft’s AI for Earth program, aiming to reverse the deterioration of nature by combining decentralized finance with intelligent ecosystem monitoring.
He is a Ph.D. student at ETH Zurich building AI and Data Systems for Sustainable Development and is leading the Climate + AI initiative at DS3Lab, mapping the ethical use of AI, and directing the Kara research project with Stanford and UC Berkeley.
He is a Global Shaper at the World Economic Forum, Nature Lead of Climate Change AI, and a Climate Leader at Climate Reality Project. Previously, David was an engineer in Silicon Valley, a research fellow at Berkeley AI Research (BAIR), Stanford University, and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101035497