Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Cofounder and CEO, doc.ai

Biography
Walter De Brouwer is the founder and CEO of the Palo-Alto based, Deep Learning company doc.ai. which is building AI-powered pipelines for the pharma and healthcare industry. He is an adjunct professor at Stanford University School of Medicine (CERC) and the executive Chairman of xy.ai, a Harvard spin-off that uses satellite data to map the impact of the exposome on human health. He holds a master’s degree in Formal Linguistics from the University of Ghent, Belgium and a Ph.D. in Computational Semantics from the Catholic University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. His interests include Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Federated Learning and information theory.

Talk
How The Federated Edge Can Improve Medical Research
Barriers to the exchange of medical data are often not technological but issues such as privacy, trust, regulatory compliance, and intellectual property. Learn how the new machine learning technique of Federated Learning can address these issues to unlock a new generation of medical research.