Andrew Conklin, ACM Local Activator, Startup Engineering Consultant in Healthcare DataOps
This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Andrew Conklin.
Andrew Conklin is the Local Activator for ACM.org and a Data Product Consultant for early stage business ventures. He is also a collaborator with IVRHA.org (IF-RA), a recurring symposium on Healthcare and Virtual Reality, and an Organizer of DC Nightowls meetup, an after-hours community of self-starters working on interesting projects.
Andrew is a firm believer in the concept of "Clock Building", contributing to Ingenuity, and developing strong, connected, supportive communities. His most prominent technical work has been in data pipelines, engineering, and privacy for real-time neurodegenerative disease patient progression predictive analytics. He has been a contributing author for multiple conference posters; including ALS/MND, NEALS, and JSM. He has also given talks on "Fast and Iterative R Machine Learning model API deployments on ‘Serverless’ hosting".
Andrew graduated from Western Michigan University in Computer Science, with completed online course work at University of Minnesota on the Healthcare Marketplace, Providers, Innovation, and Technology Evaluation. Previously, Andrew started a FitTech venture for Yoga, Youth Sports, and Bootcamp Member management. He is a past Chair of the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee and the ACM DC Chapter Executive Council.
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