Louis was tackling big data before the term was coined. As founder and CTO of the AltaVista search engine, he is widely considered one of the fathers of Web search. Louis ran research for eBay, expanded his expertise in search and text mining at Google, and founded a number of start-ups. At Kyron he is working on moving medicine into a data-driven future by analyzing patient data collected by medical facilities, and learning patterns that lead to better outcomes. At Health 2.0 he demonstrated how a virtual clinical trial can run at the speed of a Google query.
Louis joined Health 2.0 to demo how Kyron analyzes patient data collected by medical facilities and using incredible analytics and machine learning – creates and traces patterns that lead to better health outcomes.
This panel questioned how data analytics and powerful visualizations are pushing clinical research to new arenas. Highlights examined how genomics, non-invasive diagnosis tools, and integrated data collection are uncovering new discoveries, promoting personalized medicine, and new care protocols.