Industrial Track Speaker
Dr. Andrei Broder
Title: Computational Advertising
Andrei Broder is a Fellow and Vice President for Computational Advertising in Yahoo! Research. Previously, he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the CTO of the Institute for Search and Text Analysis in IBM Research. From 1999 until early 2002 he was Vice President for Research and Chief Scientist at the AltaVista Company. Before that he has been a senior member of the research staff at Compaq's Systems Research Center in Palo Alto. He was graduated Summa cum Laude from Technion, the Israeli Institute of Technology, and obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford University under Don Knuth. Broder is co-winner of the Best Paper award at WWW6 (for his work on duplicate elimination of web pages) and at WWW9 (for his work on mapping the web). He has published more than seventy papers and was awarded twenty patents. He is an a fellow of ACM and IEEE and served as chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Mathematical Foundations of Computing.