Dr. Jeff Ho is the Director of Science and Product at Cloud to Street, where he leads the development of new algorithms for global flood detection and manages the development of new products for disaster risk response. Dr. Ho received his PhD and MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, where his research on satellite remote sensing of water quality has been described in numerous academic publications and featured in the New York Times, Forbes, and PBS News Hour. He is passionate about improving the lives of vulnerable communities in low and middle-income countries, having worked on developing water access metrics for the UN Sustainable Development Goals and on agricultural disease detection with DataKind for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a former Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Doctoral scholar and a former Rising Environmental Leaders Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment. Jeff speaks English and Cantonese.
Jeff has written numerous academic publications and his work has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, PBS News Hour, and DataKind.