September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Amitai Armon

Amitai Armon
Chief Data Scientist, Intel Advanced Analytics, Intel

Amitai Armon is the chief data scientist for Intel’s Advanced Analytics group, which provides solutions for the company’s challenges in diverse domains ranging from design and manufacturing to sales and marketing, using machine learning and big data techniques. Previously, Amitai was the cofounder and director of research at TaKaDu, a provider of water-network analytics software to detect hidden underground leaks and network inefficiencies. The company received several international awards, including the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers award. Amitai has about 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 (cum laude, at the age of 18).


1:30pm–2:10pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Implementing AI
Location: 3D09 Level: Beginner
Amitai Armon (Intel)
Intel has recently released new processors for the Xeon and Xeon Phi product lines. Amitai Armon discusses how these processors are used for machine-learning tasks and offers data on their performance for several types of algorithms in both single-node and multinode settings. Read more.