Amit received his M.Sc. in Computer Sciences from Tel-Aviv University after graduating from the multidisciplinary program for outstanding students where he combined studies of Philosophy, Psychology, Computer Sciences and Mathematics. Before joining Yahoo! Amit had conducted research on mobile ads recommender systems for a local start-up company. Amit is part of rthe research in Yahoo since the early days of the Haifa lab, his work involves machine learning, recommender systems, and click prediction.