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Make Data Work
March 13–14, 2017: Training
March 14–16, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Parvez Ahammad

Parvez Ahammad
Head of Data Science, BlackThorn Therapeutics

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Parvez Ahammad recently joined BlackThorn Therapeutics as their Head of Data Science. He has built teams, and lead several successful applied machine learning initiatives in his career – most recently in web application delivery, web application security, and computational neuroscience. His recent work helped create two flagship product technologies at Instart Logic (SmartVision and Helios), lead to Perceptual Speed Index (now part of Google Chrome Lighthouse), and won 2017 ACM-SigComm Internet-QoE best paper award. Before moving to the industrial sector, he worked at Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus, and UC-Berkeley. Parvez holds a PhD in electrical engineering and computer sciences from UC-Berkeley, with an emphasis in computer vision and machine learning.

Sessions

5:10pm5:50pm Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Parvez Ahammad (BlackThorn Therapeutics)
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Recently, research on applying and designing ML algorithms and systems for security has grown quickly as information and communications have become more ubiquitous and more data has become available. Parvez Ahammad explores generalized system designs, underlying assumptions, and use cases for applying ML in security. Read more.