VP, AI Tech at IBM

MSc & PhD From University of Maryland
Male
Israel
WORK DETAILS

IBM

VP, AI Tech
As VP of AI Tech for the IBM Research AI organization, I inspire hundreds of IBM scientists around the world and help shape their ideas into new AI technology that can bring scientific and commercial value. An important part of my job is making sure these amazingly talented people have the freedom and flexibility to be creative and continue to dream up new ideas. My goal is to help us reach the point where computers can truly master language in all of its richness. To accomplish this we need to advance the state-of-the-art AI capabilities for understanding unstructured data, including image, video, speech, text, and multi-modal data. Going beyond the data, we are teaching computers to extract knowledge from data, apply reasoning, and interact through dialog and natural language queries. … see more
June 2018 - Present
(2 Years and 3 Months)

IBM

Director, Information Management Analytics
January 1999 - Present
(21 Years and 8 Months)

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Lady Davis Fellow
Working on a video retrieval by content system
January 1998 - January 1999
(1 year and 1 month)

University of Maryland

Research Associate
January 1995 - January 1998
(3 Years and 1 month)

University of Maryland

Graduate Student & Research Assistant
Thesis: Retrieval by Content in Symbolic-Image Databases
January 1990 - January 1995
(5 Years and 1 month)
January 1995 - January 1997
(2 Years and 1 month)

Elscint

Software Engineer
January 1986 - January 1990
(4 Years and 1 month)
EDUCATIONAL DETAILS

University of Maryland

Computer Science
MSc & PhD
1990-1995
1983-1986