PyCon Israel 2022

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Keynote: Yam Peleg
06-29, 09:30–10:20 (Asia/Jerusalem), Main Hall



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Yam Peleg started his academic studies at the age of 14 and right after completing his military service in the israeli intelligence, He founded his own start up company: Deep Trading, which today is a highly awarded company that is ranked among the top trading firms worldwide.
In total he has over 15 years of professional experience with data-science and machine learning in variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing, and he also co-founded number of businesses and ventures involving data science.

For his open source contributions, He left his mark on some of the most popular data science packages such as numpy and scikit-image.
And he is a member of the official "keras team" and had been among the earliest core developers of Keras - The leading open-source deep learning framework today.
His open source contributions had been presented at numerous conferences around the world including the top python conferences: pycon, scipy and pydata, and he is currently working on several books on the subject matter.

For his academic work, his main focus of interest is the field of "meta-learning": "algorithms that create algorithms".
In his papers he applies this approach for to bring the power of machine learning to solve the hardest problems in other fields of science and his papers are currently published on leading journals of biology and physics.