Cooper Harris is a technologist and the founder and CEO of Klickly, an A.I. impulse-payments platform. Emerging as a pivotal figure in the women’s tech scene, Cooper has been nominated for Google’s “Young Innovator” award and L’Oreal’s “Digital Woman of the Year” award. She was also amongst the youngest named by Adobe as a “Top Data-driven Thought-Leader” at Cannes Lions, alongside execs at JP Morgan and Burger King.
Ms. Harris invented a payments layer that leverages machine-learning to make purchasing directly within digital UIs possible. This significant innovation creates a huge efficiency in the market – the platform’s machine-learning identifies payment situations and uses sophisticated cross-origin calls to facilitate the transaction.
Cooper believes not only in the power of innovative technology, but also in giving back to fellow young women forging their way into STEM.
As such, she has been invited to share her insights at international summits including the United Nations, CES, Cannes Lions, SXSW, ShopTalk, Sundance, Los Angeles TechWeek, London Technology Conference, and Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH Scale. Ms. Harris speaks on topics including: FinTech / Retail Tech / MarTech, fostering women in STEM, and disrupting the status quo using technology/innovation.
Cooper also writes about innovation, company-building, and using tech to change the world. She is a contributor to Forbes and HuffPost and has been featured in Inc., Fast-Company, Entrepreneur, Mashable, and Women2.0 and more.
In addition to her inventions at Klickly, Cooper is an active participants in various hackathons, volunteering her time to inspire other young technologists. In addition to winning her fair share, Cooper believes in the power of the hacks to spark inspiration in fellow young people. She was on the founding teams of hackathons at Sundance (featuring A-list Celebrities making apps-for-good), for PBS, and at South by Southwest.