Yurdaer N. Doganata, PhD.

Senior applied data scientist with extensive industry research, management and development experience including planning, architecting, delivering innovative, technology-based, data-driven solutions and prototypes. Experience in managing cross organizational global teams. Contributed to projects in broad research areas in computer science. Designed and deployed innovative \solutions using Natural Language Processing (NLP), machine learning, predictive modeling and Watson cognitive services in Health and Finance Domain.


Chief Technology Officer

Accrete.AI, January 2018 – Present

New York City, New York

Drive technology and innovation at Accrete.AI to extract insight from structured and unstructured data using artificial intelligence to make timely and accurate decisions in financial domain.

Solutions Technical Lead

IBM Watson Health, Aug 2015 – December 2017

Yorktown Heights, New York

Lead multidisciplinary team designing innovative data-driven solutions using cognitive computer components, statistical methods, predictive modeling and state of the art technologies to solve health care and wellness problems. Work closely with IBM Partners and customers to jointly design and deploy innovative healthcare and wellness solutions. Enabling search systems with cognitive capabilities to help experts in health domain using Watson cloud services.

Research Staff Member

IBM Research, Jun 1989 – Jul 2015

IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York

Conducted research and managed projects in various fields of computer science including: Unstructured Information Management, Data analysis, extracting business insight from social media, knowledge discovery and data mining, business process management, machine learning, predictive modeling, innovation management, developing analytics for Cloud systems, performance modeling

• 40+ peer-reviewed publications in scientific conferences and journals:

• 48 Patents issued as of 2017

• 2 High Value Invention Awards

• Received IBM Eminence and Excellence Award in 2014

• IEEE Senior Member