Atlanta Hadoop Users Group August 2015 - Apache Spark
Atlanta, GA
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The Atlanta Hadoop Users Group is a community for Hadoop & Cloud Computing technologists, enthusiasts and curious people who discuss emerging technologies, Hadoop & related software development (HBase, Hypertable, PIG, etc).


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Joseph Blue View Bio


Joseph Blue

In his role as Data Scientist at MapR, Joe assists customers in solving their big data problems, making efficient use of the Hadoop ecosystem to generate tangible results. Recent projects include debit card fraud & breach detection, lead generation from social data, customer matching through record linkage, lookalike modeling using browser history and real-time product recommendations.

Prior to MapR, Joe was the Chief Scientist for Optum (a division of UnitedHealth) and the principal innovator in analytics for healthcare. As a Sr. Fellow with OptumLabs, he applied machine learning concepts to healthcare issues such as disease prediction from co-morbidities, estimation of PMPY (member cost), physician scoring and treatment pathways. As a leader in the Payment Integrity business, he built anomaly detection engines responsible for saving $100M annually in claim overpayments.