Ido Guy is the Director of Research for EU/IL at eBay, where he heads a team who applies machine learning and natural language processing to the world's largest e-commerce inventory. Before joining eBay, he spent nearly 3 years at Yahoo Research as a Principal Research Engineer, focusing on science and innovation delivery to Yahoo products in web search and questions answering. Prior to that, Ido was a senior technical staff member (STSM) and manager of the Social Technologies group, an area that he established and managed in 2007-2014, as part of the IBM Haifa Research Lab.
Ido holds B.Sc (Software Engineering) and M.Sc (Computer Science) from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, both Summa Cum Laude. He is a co-author of over 50 scientific papers in the fields of Data Mining, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Information and Knowledge Management, Information Retrieval, and Recommender Systems. He serves on the organizing and program committees of leading conferences and served as Program co-chair for RecSys 2012. His papers won the best paper honorable mention award at ICDM 2006, VAST 2011, CSCW 2014, and SIGIR 2016.