John Keefe

Bot Developer & Product Manager, Quartz Bot Studio

John KeefeTwitter: @jkeefe
John Keefe is a journalist, tinkerer and coder based in New York City. He works at Quartz as a developer in the Quartz Bot Studio and product manager of Quartz’s breakthrough apps. Keefe also teaches a class on rapid prototyping for new ideas in journalism technology at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He was previously Senior Editor for Data News at public radio station WNYC, leading a team of journalists who specialize in data reporting, visualizations and investigations. Keefe is the author of Family Projects for Smart Objects: Tabletop Projects That Respond to Your World from Maker Media, which grew from his effort to make something new every week for a year. Keefe has taught journalism classes and led maker workshops at Columbia University, the New School University and the City University of New York, and was the Innovator in Residence at West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media in 2015. Keefe blogs at and tweets as @jkeefe.

Keefe is a panelist for “Conversational journalism: How bots and artificial intelligence can get us there” at ISOJ 2017 (April 21 at 3:40 p.m.)

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