Elik discovered the power of data processing algorithms in the Israeli Intelligence Service, where he led the development of highly-scalable data pipelines. Pursuing his passion for data processing, Elik moved into the financial sector, where he designed and implemented autonomous trading algorithms for a hedge fund.
In both environments, Elik experienced firsthand how machine learning can be utilized in a highly pragmatic way that results in tangible business value. This was in stark contrast to the hyperbole and exaggeration commonly found in machine-learning vendors’ marketing material.
Elik, co-founded BigPanda with a vision for enabling companies to pursue fully autonomous IT operations. He remains fanatically pragmatic in his approach to designing machine learning systems.