|Name Yossi Matias||Role Computer scientist|
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Yossi Matias is an Israeli computer scientist, entrepreneur and Google executive.
Matias is Vice President, Engineering at Google, working in the Search organization. He is also the managing director of Google's R&D Center in Israel. He is a recipient of Gödel Prize (see citation) and is an ACM Fellow for contributions to the analysis of big data and the field of streaming algorithms.
Matias established the Research and Development Center of Google in Israel. He led the development of Google products such as Google Trends, Google Insights for Search, Google Suggest, and Google Visualization API, and pioneered an initiative to bring cultural and heritage collections online, such as the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum archive, the Dead Sea Scrolls., and the Nelson Mandela Archive, which along with Google Art Project seeded up Google Cultural Institute. He is the executive lead and founder of Google's Campus Tel Aviv.
Prof. Matias is on the computer science faculty at Tel Aviv University, and previously a research scientist at Bell Labs and a visiting professor at Stanford. He published extensively in the areas of data analysis, algorithms for massive data sets, data streams and synopses, parallel algorithms and systems, data compression, data and information management systems, security and privacy, video processing, and Internet technologies. He is the inventor of over 30 patents.
Matias pioneered some of the early technologies for the effective analysis of big data, internet privacy and contextual search.