Micha Breakstone is an entrepreneur with broad experience designing Natural Language and Machine Learning systems, and holds a PhD in Cognitive Science (focus: Formal Semantics).
He previously helped build two successful startups: Summly, an automatic summarization startup which was acquired by Yahoo!; And Ginger, where he founded and managed the VPA Platform Business Unit which was spun out and acquired by Intel.
He is passionate about the marriage of language and algorithms, and believes that building human-quality NLP technologies is a critical step towards achieving AI’s ultimate goal of empowering, rather than replacing, humans. Micha lives in Tel-Aviv, and hopes to one day become a novelist and a polyglot.