I'm a lead researcher and a master inventor at IBM Research - Haifa (HRL), a member of the information retrieval research group (Cognitive Analytics & Solutions). My research focus includes Information Retrieval, Social Media, Recommender Systems and Semantic Web. I have published more than 50 related academic papers and 40 related patents. I'm actively involved in the research community, including the organization of several related workshops, PC memberships and reviews in leading conferences and journals. I serve as HRL's Knowledge PIC co-chair. I'm an adjunct lecturer in the CS department in the University of Haifa. I received the B.Sc degree (2004) in information systems engineering and the Ph.D (2008) degree in information management engineering under the supervision of Prof. Avigdor Gal, both from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.