Andrei Broder

keynotes_0001_andreiAndrei Broder is  a Distinguished Scientist at Google where he leads a multidisciplinary research team located across three continents.  From 2005 to 2012 he was a Fellow and VP for Computational Advertising at Yahoo. Previous positions include Distinguished Engineer at IBM and VP for Research and Chief Scientist at AltaVista.  He was graduated Summa cum Laude from Technion and obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford under Don Knuth.  Broder has authored more than a hundred papers and was awarded fifty US patents.  His current research interests are focused on user understanding, computational advertising, context-driven information supply, and randomized algorithms. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of ACM and of IEEE. Other honors include the ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award and a doctorate Honoris Causa from Technion.