Guest Speaker: Dr. Amir Konigsberg, CEO and Co-Founder, Twiggle (dialling in from Israel)
The company was founded in 2013 by a team including Dr. Amir Konigsberg , who previously worked at Google and was formerly managing director at MySupermarket.com, and Dr. Avi Avidor, a former engineering lead at Google. Twiggle is building the backend smarts to power ecommerce companies’ search capabilities, using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning techniques, such as natural language processing (NLP).
Twiggle develops next generation e-commerce search leveraging advanced techniques in data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing (NLP). As part of their recent investment round by Alibaba, Twiggle's announced Udi Manbar, former head of search at Google and Chief Scientist at Yahoo joined the company's board of directors.