Will Long - Intercollegiate Studies Institute

Will Long


Things to know about Will

Will Long is the Founder and CEO of Numinar Analytics, a political technology startup combining voter data and machine learning to help campaigns win elections. Since its founding in Will’s senior year college dorm, Numinar has been deployed on hundreds of political campaigns and helped reach millions of voters.

Before Numinar, he spent time in Silicon Valley building Machine Vision for Amazon Go’s no-checkout stores and then building Big Data pipelines for USDA and US Army pilot programs at Palantir.

Will earned a Joint A.B. in Computer Science and Government from Harvard College where he wrote his senior thesis on the application of Thomas Hobbes’s political philosophy to problems of cooperation in Artificial Intelligence. While there, he was a member of ISI’s John Adams Society as well as an Honor program student, and attended a record 18 ISI regional conferences, seminars, and colloquia.

In his spare time, he enjoys debating philosophy at the Cicero Society, the ISI alumni chapter he co-founded in Washington, DC, where he lives with his wife Elly.