Uri Schonfeld



Machine learning, recommendation engines and entrepreneurship


Uri Schonfeld experience as both a software engineer and a research scientist gives him a deep understanding of the full life-cycle of development and application of research technology.

Dr. Schonfeld's work experience includes companies like Google and Yahoo. At Yahoo Labs he as worked on the knowledge graph, developing machine learning models for entity reconciliation. In recent years he has been consulting startups on applying machine learning technology effectively, covering topics such as pedestrian safety, extracting structured data and text classification.

Uri has been teaching applied machine learning in MIDS since 2019 and focuses on giving a deep understanding of the fundamental principles and encouraging an engaged discussion in class.

Finally, Uri Schonfeld has experience in entrepreneurship and great interest in startups.