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Kira Radinsky

2013 Innovator Under 35

Dr. Kira Radinsky is passionate about predictive analytics, the construction of algorithms that leverage web knowledge and dynamics to predict future events. Radinsky’s research at the Technion and Microsoft Research has produced predictive algorithms that enable early warning of globally impactful events (e.g., riots or diseases) by spotting clues in past and present news reports. Radinsky is the cofounder and CTO of SalesPredict, where she is pioneering predictive analytics solutions that increase the effectiveness of  each and every sales conversation, for both buyers and sellers.  Dr. Radinsky remains involved in research activities including: publishing her work, organizing workshops and tutorials, and speaking at the world’s leading data mining conferences, WWW, SIGIR, AAAI and WSDM among others.