I'm a software entrepreneur and AI researcher. My previous software startup BlueTail was acquired by Salesforce.com. At Salesforce i was Chief Data Scientist of Data.com. I did my masters in Brain Research, and today i am finalising my PhD in NLP at Tel-Aviv University advised by Dr. Jonathan Berant, mainly focused on multi-modal, complex and commonsense question answering. At AllenAI i am leading the AI Gamification efforts at AI2 Israel. I also give talks about the relations between AI and the Brain and interested in extreme sports, piano playing and traveling.
STUFF I DO
PHD IN NLP AT TEL-AVIV UNIVERSITY
Especially interested in Multi-Modal Complex Question Answering and Common Sense in Natural Language Processing.
LECTURES ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND OUR BRAIN
On the relation between AI and the Brain. Talk about types of reasoning, animal intelligence, intelligence definitions and tasks.
Especially love nature, hiking, and off-the-beaten track traveling. Especially liked Ethiopia, Cambodia, Albania and Alaska.
I like snowboarding, kite surfing and mountain biking
Entrepreneurship and Mentoring
I'm currently engaged in an AI oriented solution for e-commerce product searching and multiple vendor aggregation. This project is currently in stealth-mode, if you are interested in participating, please contact me. I also do some mentoring at Techstars.