Born: February 28, 1975.
Home Phone: 04-8122714
Cellular Phone: 052-3790466
BA in Mathematics, summa cum laude, from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. April 1994. Top-of-the-class grade-point average of 95.7.
MSc in Applied Mathematics, from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. December 1999. Grade-point average 97.4, thesis grade 90.
March 2013-today: Lead developer in start-up ScyllaDB (previously Cloudius Systems), developing a new operating system for virtual machines in the cloud, as well as a high-performance distributed database.
January 2010-February 2013: Researcher in IBM Haifa Research Lab, in Virtualization and Network Architecture group. Working on virtualization and the KVM hypervisor.
May 2003-January 2010: Researcher in IBM Haifa Research Lab, in Information Retrieval group. Working on search engines and text analytics.
October 2002-today: Founder and head developer of Hspell, a Hebrew spell-checker and morphological analyzer (a free-software project).
Feb 2004-May 2005: Board member of Hamakor, Israeli Society for Free Software and Open Source Code.
August 2000-May 2003: Software engineer and researcher at Radware. Working on global Internet performance and content delivery networks (CDNs), and embedded Linux-based SSL acceleration devices.
August 2000-2004: A consultant to Rafael.
June 1994-August 2000: Researcher at Rafael, in the areas of Computational Fluid Dynamics and High Performance Computing.
1994-2002: Founder and editor of iguide.co.il (formerly ``the (almost) Complete Guide to WWW in Israel''.)
August 1991-June 1994: UNIX system administrator at the Technion's Department of Mathematics.
Summer 1993: Summer intern, AT&T Bell Laboratories (now Lucent Technologies), Mathematical Sciences Division, in creating an X-Windows graphical user interface.
August 1991-August 1992: Research assistant, Technion Department of Mathematics, on research concerning linear algebra and computerized image recognition.
iguide.co.ilwhich was a well-known index of (almost) all WWW sites in Israel. The site has received numerous acclaims in national newspapers, professional magazines, and national radio, as well as being well-known in the Israeli Internet community.
Prizes and Awards:
2013: IBM Research Accomplishment for Nested KVM.
2013: Pat Goldberg Best Paper Award for "ELI: Bare-Metal Performance for I/O Virtualization".
2012: HiPEAC Best Paper Award for "ELI: Bare-Metal Performance for I/O Virtualization".
2011: Hamakor Prize for Hspell.
2011: Pat Goldberg Best Paper Award for "The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization".
2010: Jay Lepreau Best Paper Award at OSDI 2010 for "The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization".
2010: Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in IBM.
11/1997, 10/1998, 11/1999: Received awards in Rafael.
1995: Wolf Prize for excellence from the Technion.
April 1994: Yuval Levi Prize for top-of-the-class GPA at the Technion Department of Mathematics.
1991-1995: Receives Technion President Awards for excellence in Studies.
Issued U.S. Patents: