Founded a Deep Learning / NLP startup that teaches computers to understand human language. Our NLP engine converts natural language questions and commands to formal queries...more a computer can understand.
Head of Long Tail Product Search special project
2008 - 2010 (almost 2 years)
Lead the effort to develop a shopping solution capable of finding everything and anything sold online. The tool extracts product names, images and prices directly from websites...more of online retailers. This approach allows us to cover virtually all small and specialty stores, across the World, selling virtually any product, no matter how rare it might be.
Head of Moscow R&D Center
2006 - 2007 (almost 2 years)
Established, grown and developed the R&D Center by recruiting first-class Russian engineers. Managed development of products and technologies for both local and international...more markets. In less than 2 years Google Russia dramatically improved its Russian language search quality, launched over a dozen products, tripled its traffic and moved from #3 to #2, increasing its market share from 10% to 27%.
Founded and lead a startup in Artificial Intelligence, before it was cool. We built the first Long Tail Product Search solution. It extracted product names, images and prices...more directly from websites of online retailers. This approach allowed us to cover virtually all small and specialty stores, selling virtually any product, no matter how rare it might be. Sold it to Google.
Bot that answers questions about our clients' products
A bot that answers questions – about your products, about your company. Convert static FAQ files to a question-answering bot. Fully autonomous – no live… · More agents needed. Appears in a widget on your website. Helps to convert visitors to customers.
Alterra is a virtual AI travel agent, a messenger bot (powered by algorithms, not humans). It helps travelers to discover where to go on vacation and what to… · More see there, and book flights and hotels.