Dr. Shai Bagon completed his PhD at the Weizmann Institute, where he studied new ways to efficiently solve large scale discrete optimization problems, as frequently encountered in the context of image segmentation. After his graduation, Dr. Bagon gained a vast practical experience developing and deploying deep learning systems while working for industry leading startup companies. He joined Weizmann's Center of AI as a research associate. In his new role Dr. Bagon promotes collaborations and drive new research ideas to advance our understanding of AI. Dr. Bagon is a Robin Chemers Neustein AI Fellow.