How data science is helping fight Covid-19

5 min

Co-founder & Data Scientist at, Carlos Bort presents an analysis that created actionable insights to fight Covid-19.

The current Covid-19 global pandemic has made data an even more valuable asset to understand the world’s most pressing issues.

The strategic use of data science is proving to be a key resource in helping the world navigate the impact of Covid-19. How governments, corporations and organizations use data science to discover insights in human dynamics and create data-driven solutions will determine the new normal for societies as we transition out of lockdowns globally. 

In this session, Co-founder and Data Scientist at, Carlos Bort, presents an analysis that illustrates the power of data science to create clarity. He discusses how he formed his datasets, statistical modelling and the positive impact this analysis has had for communities around the world to help navigate Covid-19.



Clarissa Watson is the Director of Communications & Content for the IE School of Human Sciences & Technology (HST). She has built her career in technology marketing and brand strategy at UK Trade & Investment, Aeromexico, McCann and early-stage big data analytics startups. She has been published in the World Economic Forum, WIRED and Hacker Noon and holds a Masters of Arts in Visual and Digital Media from IE HST.