World Renowned AI Expert Prof Alon Halevy Joins the Bioz Advisory Board

LOS ALTOS, Calif. - Jan. 24, 2019 (10:00 pm PT)

Bioz Inc., a company that has developed the world’s first and most comprehensive A.I. search engine for scientific experimentation, today announced an expansion of its Advisory Board, with the addition of Prof. Alon Halevy, a world-leading expert in A.I., Machine Learning (ML) and Natural Language Processing (NLP). Prof. Halevy, recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, is one of the most highly-recognized experts in the field of Data Management Systems, with deep expertise in Machine Learning, Named-Entity Recognition (NER), Entity Matching (EM) and Entity Linking (EL).

Prof. Halevy spent 10 years at Google, leading Google Research’s Structured Data Group. Before joining Google, he was a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Washington in Seattle. Alon founded and sold 2 startup companies, Nimble Technology, a leader in enterprise IT, which was acquired by Actuate/Open Text Corp (NASDAQ:OTEX), and, Transformic, a leader in deep web technology, acquired by Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). Alon holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University.

“We are very proud to have Prof. Alon Halevy as a distinguished member of the Bioz Advisory Board. Alon couples his top-tier A.I. expertise with his hands-on entrepreneurial experience. He is a strong supporter of the Bioz mission of uncovering and structuring objective life science experimentation data, from within tens of millions of published scientific research articles, to empower researchers to make well-informed objective decisions when performing scientific discovery,” said Dr. Karin Lachmi, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Bioz.

"It is of tremendous value to have Prof. Halevy’s many years of startup, academic, and enterprise experience on our side. With Prof. Halevy, Bioz will further accelerate the development of its evidence-based software and revolutionary deep A.I. technology," said Daniel Levitt, Bioz co-founder and CEO, adding that "Alon’s expertise in Machine Learning, places Bioz in the enviable position of being the leader in the use of A.I. technology to advance the life science research industry."

"I’m proud to be a member of the prestigious Bioz Advisory Board. Bioz uses the power of A.I. to solve a real problem that ultimately affects every human on Earth," said Prof. Alon Halevy, adding that "I have been working in the technology space for over 30-years, and find Bioz to be a unique opportunity where I can apply my knowledge to a revolutionary evidence-based decision-making platform that, as we speak, is improving life science research in academia and biopharma."

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About Bioz, Inc.

Bioz, Inc. is the world's first search engine for life science experimentation. The patent-pending software platform combines the work of scientists with advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) to help life scientists in academia and biopharma make faster and smarter experimentation decisions, ultimately speeding up drug discovery and increasing the rate of success in finding cures for diseases. Founded in 2013 by Stanford research scientist, Karin Lachmi, Ph.D., and CEO Daniel Levitt, Bioz is a StartX accelerator company. Bioz is used by 40,000 researchers from over 4,000 universities and companies in 170 countries. Try Bioz at

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