John Ashley

John Ashley currently leads the Global Financial Services and Technology team at NVIDIA. Prior to that, he started and led the Professional Services Deep Learning Practice for NVIDIA and the NVIDIA Deep Learning Professional Services Partner program, working to help customers and partners adopt and deliver deep learning solutions. Previously at NVIDIA, he also managed the relationship with IBM’s Software and Cognitive groups, was a senior solutions architect covering financial services based in New York and then London, and supported NVIDIA work with the Square Kilometer Array radio astronomy programs. He holds a doctorate in computational sciences and informatics, and both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering. His past work experience can best be described as varied—he has been a data scientist, project manager, systems architect, DBA, and developer—working in vendor, consulting, and end-user firms in utilities, government, and finance. He holds a US patent in predictive analytics.
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Posts by John Ashley

Data Science

Explainer: What Is Explainable AI?

Our trust in AI will largely depend on how well we understand it — explainable AI, or XAI, helps shine a flashlight into the “black box” of complexity in... 1 MIN READ
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Accelerating Trustworthy AI for Credit Risk Management

On April 21, 2021, the EU Commission of the European Union issued a proposal for a regulation to harmonize the rules governing the design and marketing of AI... 13 MIN READ
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Deep Learning vs Machine Learning Challenger Models for Default Risk with Explainability

Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers often face the dilemma of “machine learning compared to deep learning” classifier usage for their business... 18 MIN READ
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Explaining and Accelerating Machine Learning for Loan Delinquencies

Machine learning (ML) can extract deep, complex insights out of data to help make decisions. In many cases, using more advanced models delivers real... 16 MIN READ