November 06 to 08 2015, Dallas, USA.


Speaker "Aamer Charania" Details

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aamer charania
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Leveraging Apache Spark for analytics and machine learning

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Leveraging Apache Spark for analytics and machine learning

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With over 15 years of experience at MIT, Verizon and Humana, and 10 patents, Aamer has been a pioneer in Big Data and Machine Learning space.
At Humana, he currently directs the development of big data and machine learning products, supporting cosumer analytics.  The products are primarily built over Apache Spark along with relevant Hadoop ecosystem components. These solutions help generate valuable business insights from wide variety of structured and unstructured data sources including customer claims, demographics, call center notes, web activity, medical records, and purchasing trends.
Before Humana, Aamer led the design and development of an efficient big data platform at Verizon that collects and analyzes data from many disparate sources including multiple consumer devices (smart phones, tablets, gaming consoles, set-top boxes, smart TVs, media players, & PCs), enterprise billing and ordering systems, web and app servers, and third party providers. As a researcher at MIT, he built simulation software to evaluate various analytical algorithms for airline revenue management.
Aamer has a Masters in Computer Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), an MBA from Southern Methodist University, and a Masters in Transportation Engineering from MIT


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