Yochai Konig

Vice President, Machine Learning & AI, Ada

Yochai Konig is Ada’s Vice President of Machine Learning. He has over 30 years of experience in Machine Learning research, conversational AI, and Deep Learning.

Prior to joining Ada, Yochai led the Genesys Innovation group as well as Genesys Advanced Research. Yochai was the co-founder and CTO of Utopy (acquired by Genesys), where he created the first Speech Analytics product “SpeechMiner” which started the Speech Analytics market. He started his career at SRI International as a Research Scientist where he served as Principal Investigator for Department of Defense (DoD) research projects in the areas of Speech Recognition, Speaker Verification, and Natural Language Processing (NLP).

Yochai Konig is the inventor of over 100 patents and author of numerous academic papers. Yochai holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, summa cum laude, from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.