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Sanji Fernando

Sanji Fernando
Senior Vice President, Optum


Sanji Fernando is a senior vice president at Optum. He leads the artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics platforms team for Optum Enterprise Analytics (OEA), supporting the design and development of leading-edge AI models and analytic tools for the enterprise. Previously, Sanji was a vice president at OptumLabs and led the OptumLabs Center for Applied Data Science (CADS), which applied breakthroughs in AI and machine learning to solve complex healthcare challenges for UnitedHealth Group (UHG) by developing and deploying software product concepts; was the head of data science for the Cloud Computing Group and HERE, the navigation services division, and worked in a variety of other roles with Nokia; was cofounder and vice president of engineering at Vettro, a venture-backed mobile software company; and was a consultant with Viant and Accenture. Sanji is a graduate of Trinity College with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, September 12, 2019
Location: 230 A
Sanji Fernando (Optum)
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Sanji Fernando explores his experience building, deploying, and operating a deep learning model that improves hospital revenue cycle management, including business alignment, data preparation, model development, model selection, deployment, and operations. Sanji also details key knowledge and opportunities for improvement with deep learning models in healthcare. Read more.
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