Co-Founder and CEO, Pinecone
Edo Liberty is the Founder and CEO of Pinecone, the managed database for large-scale vector Search. Until April 2019, Edo was a Director of Research at AWS and Head of Amazon AI Labs. The Lab built cutting-edge machine learning algorithms, systems, and services for AWS customers. The team built parts of SageMaker, Kinesis, QuickSight, Amazon ElasticSearch, Glue, Rekognition, DeepRacer, Personalize, Forecast, and other yet-to-be-released services. Before AWS, Edo was a Senior Research Director at Yahoo and Head of Yahoo’s Research Lab in New York. He worked on building horizontal machine learning platforms and improving applications such as online advertising, search, security, media recommendation, email abuse prevention, and many more. Edo received his B.Sc in Physics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University and my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University. After that, he was a Postdoctoral fellow at Yale in the Program in Applied Mathematics. He is the author of more than 75 academic papers and patents about machine learning, systems, and optimization.