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Sep 4-5, 2018: Training
Sep 5-7, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
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Chris Smith

Chris Smith
Senior Principal Engineer, Zocdoc

Chris Smith is a senior principal software engineer at online doctor marketplace and booking startup Zocdoc, where he is developing deep learning models to help Zocdoc’s patients understand the complex world of medical insurance. Through machine learning, Chris is helping to bring data-driven products to an industry traditionally resistant to change. Over his career at Zocdoc, he’s built numerous patient-focused products, rebuilt the company’s CI/CD systems, helped migrate Zocdoc from the data center to AWS, and set up the first version of its microservice infrastructure.


11:05am-11:45am Friday, September 7, 2018
Implementing AI
Location: Yosemite BC
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning models, Platforms and infrastructure
Brian Dalessandro (Capital One), Chris Smith (Zocdoc)
With the help of better software, cloud infrastructure, and pretrained networks, AI models have become easier to build. But once your solution veers from a common path, hidden challenges in reproducibility and implementation arise. Brian Dalessandro and Chris Smith share their experience and lessons learned while building a computer vision and OCR app for reading and classifying insurance cards. Read more.