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

David Talby
CTO, Pacific AI

Website | @davidtalby

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 was with Microsoft’s Bing Group, where he led business operations for Bing Shopping in the US and Europe, and worked at Amazon both in Seattle and the UK, where he built and ran distributed teams that helped scale Amazon’s financial systems. David holds a PhD in computer science and master’s degrees in both computer science and business administration.

Sessions

4:10pm4:20pm Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Intel® AI Builders Showcase
Location: Grand Ballroom West
David Talby (Pacific AI)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Spark NLP provides state-of-the-art accuracy, speed, and scalability for common natural language processing tasks. David Talby shares recent achievements in accelerating Spark NLP using Intel’s optimized MKL-DNN and TensorFlow for the Xeon processor, productizing Intel NLP Architect models, and applying the library in real projects. Read more.
1:50pm2:30pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
AI Business Summit, Executive Briefing/Best Practices
Location: Sutton North/Center
Secondary topics:  AI case studies, Text, Language, and Speech
David Talby (Pacific AI)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
New AI solutions in question answering, chatbots, structured data extraction, text generation, and inference all require deep understanding of the nuances of human language. David Talby shares challenges, risks, and best practices for building NLU-based systems, drawing on examples and case studies from products and services built by Fortune 500 companies and startups over the past seven years. Read more.