Statistician, Sabermetrician, Psephologist, Writer with the New York Times
Nate Silver's keynotes take into account his considerable knowledge in the field of statistics and mix it with his passion for politics. As a syndicated columnist at the New York Times (FiveThirtyEight), Silver has had some incredible accomplishments at the age of 34. He developed the PECOTA system that predicts the performance of Major League Baseball players and was sold to Baseball Prospectus.
Since, Silver established his own column at the New York Times after running an anonymous political blog Daily Kos. FiveThirtyEight, his column at the New York Times, predicts political wins and losses and has been hailed as incredibly accurate. His startling prediction ability has supercharge Silver's career during the 2008 Presidential election.
In April of 2009 Silver was one of Time Magazine's 'World's 100 Most Influential People.' Nate Silver's keynotes are a fascinating take on politics through numeric understanding.