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

Bryan Cheng
Analytics Lead, BlockCypher


Bryan Cheng is a backend developer and analytics lead at BlockCypher. Since 2015, he has worked on infrastructure powering bitcoin and other blockchains. As analytics lead, Bryan works to combine BlockCypher’s experience with blockchains of all sizes with the latest in machine-learning and big data analytics to help governments and private industry stay informed and secure. Previously, Bryan cofounded a startup and led a network access control team at UC Berkeley, where he graduated with a BS in materials science and mechanical engineering. When not hacking in Spark or writing Golang, Bryan can be found learning Rust, riding his bike, and exploring VR.


4:20pm5:00pm Thursday, March 16, 2017
Spark & beyond
Location: LL21 C/D Level: Beginner
Secondary topics:  Financial services
Bryan Cheng (BlockCypher), Karen Hsu (BlockCypher)
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Bryan Cheng and Karen Hsu describe how they built machine-learning and graph traversal systems on Apache Spark to help government organizations and private businesses stay informed in the brave new world of blockchain technology. Bryan and Karen also share lessons learned combining these two bleeding-edge technologies and explain how these techniques can be applied to private and federated chains. Read more.