Speaker

Yanwei Zhang, Senior Data Scientist at Uber

Yanwei Zhang

Senior Data Scientist, Uber

Yanwei (Wayne) Zhang is a senior data scientist at Uber Technology Inc. He has a Master’s degree in statistics and a PhD degree in quantitative marketing. He has published several research papers at top journals in statistics and actuarial science. His interest is in large-scaled machine learning, with a focus on applications in insurance and actuarial science.

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Large-Scaled Insurance Analytics Using Tweedie Models in Apache Spark

An emerging trend in automobile insurance is to charge drivers based on how much they drive, as well as how, where and when they drive. Data scientists need to analyze trip-level indicators that affect auto… Read more