Building Tools to Democratize Access to Medical Data
Doc.ai's First Developer Meeting
*A critical part of applying AI and Machine Learning in Healthcare and Life Sciences is helping support creation and access to medical data. Building better infrastructure and culture for sharing medical data is something we're extremely interested in.*
We're inspired by Doc.ai's dedication to create medical data access and excited to partner with them on their first developer meeting! Join us March 21st in SF for a sneak preview of Doc.ai's developer platform which will soon be open for the community to use and build upon. Doc.ai's engineering and AI teams will present, along with Chief Science Officer Jeremy Howard.
This is a great event to attend if you are interested in the confluence of AI, health tech and blockchain. Doc.ai has uniquely combined these elements with the opportunity for real social impact and their own cryptocurrency: $NRN.
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Chief Science Officer @ doc.ai
Jeremy serves as the Chief Science Officer at doc.ai, a blockchain based AI platform that enables deep learning computations on quantified biology to develop personalized health predictive models. Jeremy is the founding researcher at fast.ai, a research lab founded in 2016 that strives to make deep learning accessible to all.
Jeremy serves as a Distinguished Scholar in Deep Learning at University of San Francisco since 2016, and he is the youngest faculty member at the Singularity University since 2012, where he teaches data science. Jeremy is also a Young Global Leader with the World Economic Forum since 2013, and spoke at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2014 on "Jobs For The Machines".
Prior to his current positions, from 2014 to 2016, Jeremy founded and served as Chief Executive Officer at Enlitic, a company that used advances in machine learning to make better medical diagnostics. From 2011 to 2013, Jeremy was the President and Chief Scientist at Kaggle, a community and platform for predictive modeling and analytics with over 100,000 competitors. Before this, Jeremy was the founding CEO of FastMail.FM from 1999 to 2010, and the cofounder of The Optimal Decisions Group from 1999 to 20088, and had 8 years of experiences in management consulting at McKinsey & Company and AT Kearney.
Cofounder & Chief Operating Officer @ doc.ai
Sam De Brouwer is cofounder and chief Operating Officer at doc.ai , a blockchain based AI platform that enables deep learning computations on quantified biology to develop personalized health insights and predictive models. The company successfully closed a token sale securities offer in October 2017 and is launching its network this year.Sam cofounded Scanadu in 2011 where she served as VP of communications until mid 2016, a venture backed company developing consumer facing mobile medical devices with as first commercial product, the CE marked and FDA pending 1 minute urine test using a smart phone, machine learning and the cloud. She started her entrepreneurial career in the nineties by starting one of the first successful employment websites for the Benelux, Jobscape, which merged with eight similar sites to make up Stepstone, and went public on the London Stock Exchange. In 1996 she helped starting the European research lab Starlab that specialized in blue sky research research aka BANG (Bits, Atoms, Neurons and Genes) and produced generic patents that were later sold to Philips. It was her first experience with the MIT Medialab followed with the One Laptop Per Child Foundation where she served as Advocacy Director for the European branch of the foundation where she helped secure funding for the deployment of laptops and training for more than in more than 10 countries including Rwanda, Paraguay, Peru, Nepal, Madagascar and Tanzania. Sam is an angel investor and a mentor to early stage entrepreneurs.
Talk and Developer Platform Preview
18.00: Doors Open
18.40: Talks + Q&A
20.30: Doors Close
We will be recording the talks.
They will be available on our Youtube Channel.
BART: 0.4 miles from Montgomery Street Station.
FOOD & DRINKS
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