Amitai Armon is the chief data scientist of Intel’s Advanced Analytics group, located in Israel. The group provides solutions for the company’s challenges in diverse domains, ranging from design and manufacturing to sales and marketing, using machine-learning, artificial intelligence and big data techniques. Amitai specifically leads the group’s data-science work on Intel’s artificial intelligence products. Prior to joining Intel, Amitai was the co-founder and director of research at TaKaDu, a provider of water-network analytics software, which received several international awards, including the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers award (Davos Summit). Amitai has over 15 years of experience in performing and leading data science work. He holds a PhD in computer science from the Tel Aviv University in Israel, where he previously completed his BSc with honors at the age of 18.