Avihai Mejer is a Principal Research Engineer at Yahoo Research and leads the Search and Text Mining team, based in Haifa. His main research interests are Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning, with applications in search, information extraction and language generation. Avihai published 10+ papers in leading conferences including WWW, SIGIR, EMNLP and NAACL. Avihai joined Yahoo Research in 2012, and before that was a software engineer at Intel. Avihai received his B.Sc from the Dept. of Electrical Engineering and MSc from the Dept. of Computer Science at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa.