Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY

Industrial-grade, state-of-the-art language understanding

David Talby (Pacific AI)
4:10pm4:20pm Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Intel® AI Builders Showcase
Location: Grand Ballroom West
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)

John Snow Labs’s Spark NLP is an industrial-grade Python, Scala, and Java library built on top of Apache Spark and TensorFlow. It provides scalable, trainable, and highly optimized implementations of natural language processing ML and DL pipelines.

Join David Talby to learn about recent achievements in productizing Intel’s NLP Architect research into Spark NLP, which provides the open source community with production-ready versions of some of the most exciting recent research results in natural language understanding, under simple Python and Scala APIs. Along the way, David shares real-world case studies of applying the library in healthcare, finance, and life science.

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David Talby

Pacific AI

David Talby is a chief technology officer at Pacific AI, helping fast-growing companies apply big data and data science techniques to solve real-world problems in healthcare, life science, and related fields. David has extensive experience in building and operating web-scale data science and business platforms, as well as building world-class, agile, distributed teams. Previously, he led business operations for Bing Shopping in the US and Europe with Microsoft’s Bing Group and built and ran distributed teams that helped scale Amazon’s financial systems with Amazon in both Seattle and the UK. David holds a PhD in computer science and master’s degrees in both computer science and business administration.