Guizhou Hu, MD, PhD

Guizhou Hu, MD, PhD

Job Title: Chief Decision Analytics

Company: Gen Re

Mr. Guizhou Hu joined Gen Re in 2015 as Chief of Decision Analytics. In this role he leads decision analytics research for Gen Re’s North American Life/Health division.  He focuses on development of value-added reinsurance products, evaluating industry intelligence and models, and identifying ways to assist reinsurance clients in developing their own initiatives.

Guizhou was the Chief Scientist for BioSignia for 16 years. His primary expertise is predictive model development and applications in life insurance and underwriting. He helped develop a healthcare prediction model application called “Know Your Number,” a chronic disease risk communication tool, and a life insurance underwriting tool called “Mortality Assessment Technology.” He has also developed a patented statistical method called “synthesis analysis” that was used in building prediction models for the risk of chronic disease onset and mortality. He has a MD from Beijing Medical University and a PhD in epidemiology from Cornell.

Speaking at the following:

10.00am - 10.30am
Panel Discussion: Exploring the Machine Learning value proposition

Is Machine Learning/AI/Cognitive just a passing fad, or is it here to stay? Should you invest in these new technologies and approaches or not? What is the value, and is it tangible and quantifiable? Constantly evolving and learning – exploring the ways in which Machine learning can be used to process huge amounts of unstructured… Read more.