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Kafka Summit SF 2019

September 30 - October 1, 2019 | San Francisco

Scott Nielsen

Director of Data Engineering, Recursion Pharmaceutical

Scott wrote his first computer programs as a research assistant studying cosmic rays at the University of Utah and hasn’t stopped. Since then, he has automated the collection of government healthcare sanctions to perform background checks, created an automatic underwriting platform for an insurance company, and helped prevent fraud for an insurance wellness program. He is always eager for opportunities to learn or experience something new, and loves spending time with his wife and four kids.


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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