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Kafka Summit SF 2019

September 30 - October 1, 2019 | San Francisco

Ben Mabey

VP of Engineering, Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Ben is passionate about Recursion’s mission of decoding biology to radically improve lives. Before joining Recursion Ben was a Data Scientist in the healthcare space applying biometric sensors in wellness and recovery programs. Prior to that he ran a data science consulting company and was a machine learning engineer in ad-tech. Ben earned his MS in Computer Science from the University of Utah where he studied computer graphics and machine learning. Outside of work Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, trail running, and competing in triathlons.


Discovering Drugs with Kafka Streams

Recursion Pharmaceuticals is turning drug discovery into a data science problem. This entails producing and processing petabytes of microscopy images from carefully designed biological experiments. In early 2017 the data production effort in our laboratory scaled to a point where the existing naive batch processing system was not reliably processing ... Read More

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