Event

Webinar: How to Build Smart Matching with NLP

August 11, 2020 •  Online, Worldwide

Join Steve Cohen and Nick Belanger on August 11 at 1pm ET for a webinar hosted by ODSC.

Webinar: How to Build Smart Matching with NLP

Capably matching names and other personally identifiable information (PII) is critical to any effective compliance screening system: failure puts reputation, finances, and ethics on the line. Unfortunately, globalization coupled with the economic impact of the pandemic is testing screening systems like never before. As applications pour in, these systems are being asked to process key identity data in a huge variety of languages at unprecedented volumes. If these critical systems can’t keep up, everyone loses. But no one has to.

In How to Build Smart Matching with NLP, AI vet Steve Cohen will provide you with a clear roadmap for enhancing your screening systems with AI and NLP so you can cut false positives, reduce risk, and find bad actors during this crisis.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Leverage NLP/AI to reduce false positives and improve accuracy in your screening
  • Effectively integrate NLP/AI in even legacy technology 
  • Ensure the NLP/AI enhanced systems are explainable and compliant

You’ll also get to see live demo of NLP/AI tech in action by Basis Technology’s Solution Engineer, Nick Belanger. 

With over two decades of experience working with government agencies and banks around the world on their toughest screening problems, we will give you the insights you need to confidently handle KYC during this challenging period.

A Q&A session will follow the 40-minute presentation.

August 11, 2020 at 1:00 pm ET 
10:00 am: PT
1:00 pm: ET
6:00 pm: London

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Speakers

Steve Cohen

COO

Basis Technology

Steve co-founded Basis Technology in 1995 and oversees the firm's business operations. With his engineering background, Steve seeks to move the dial on real-world problems by finding achievable waypoints between academic thinking and production-grade technology.

In the mid-90s, Steve recognized a common need among major search engines—Infoseek, Lycos, Google, Yahoo!—and led the company to develop its first text analytics products. With the success of these products, the company started building AI applications for mission-critical operations for national security. Steve is now working to bring the technology developed for the US Intelligence community back to the commercial sector for risk management and opportunity building applications.

Prior to Basis Technology, Steve was an engineering manager for Cognex Corporation in Tokyo and development manager for SMT device inspection. He also consulted on software internationalization engineering and developed software for embedded systems and electronic test equipment. Steve has a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT and studied at Waseda University in Tokyo. He actively mentors startup companies at Mass Challenge and other incubators.

Nick Belanger

Solutions Engineer

Basis Technology

Nick works with Basis Technology customers in the field to deploy complex NLP solutions. Previous to joining Basis, Nick worked as a high-level Sales Engineer at SmartBear software and graduated from the College of Wooster.