Speaker

Shuai Zheng

Senior Software Engineer, Validus Research

Shuai Zheng is a senior software engineer (VP) at Validus Research. In the past 4 years, he has lead the implementation of Validus’ modeling platform, a cloud-based Big Data product to analyze insurance risk. His responsibility includes architectural decisions and development.

Sessions

Modeling Catastrophic Events in Spark

Reinsurance company’s core competencies include the quantification of risk associated with catastrophes, such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Various so-called catastrophe models are available publicly, some commercial and some open-source. The volume of data processed by… Read more