Dr. Amitai Armon is the Chief Data Scientist and Principal-Engineer at Intel’s Advanced Analytics group, a group of over 100 experts located in Israel. The group uses machine-learning, artificial intelligence and big data techniques to solve Intel’s global challenges in diverse domains, ranging from processor design and manufacturing to product sales. It analyzes a rich variety of data types, including video, text and multi-dimensional time-series data. Prior to joining Intel, Amitai was the co-Founder and Director of Research at TaKaDu, a data-science company that received multiple international awards, including the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers award (Davos Summit). He previously was a visiting research scholar at the Los-Alamos National Lab (USA). 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. During his studies he served as a computer-science lecturer and instructor in Tel-Aviv University, where he also teaches data-science at present.