Veysel Kocaman

Senior Data Scientist, John Snow Labs

Veysel is a seasoned data scientist with a strong background in every aspect of data science including machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data with over ten years of experience. He is currently a Senior Data Scientist at John Snow Labs, improving the Spark NLP for Healthcare library and delivering hands-on projects in Healthcare and Life Science. He’s the intructor of advaned NLP courses on Experfy and Udemy. Veysel has broad experience consulting on Statistics, Data Science, Software Architecture, DevOps, Machine Learning and AI to several start-ups, bootcamps and companies around the globe.



Apache Spark NLP for Healthcare: Lessons Learned Building Real-World Healthcare AI SystemsSummit 2020

The speaker will review case studies from real-world projects that built AI systems using Natural Language Processing (NLP) in healthcare. These case studies cover projects that deployed automated patient risk prediction, automated diagnosis, clinical guidelines, and revenue cycle optimization. He will also cover why and how NLP was used, what deep learning models and libraries were used, and what was achieved. Key takeaways for attendees will include important considerations for NLP projects including how to build domain-specific healthcare models and using NLP as part of larger and scalable machine learning and deep learning pipelines in distributed environment.