Gili leads the Optimization Research Team at 1QBit. He is passionate about solving challenging real-world computational problems with optimization, machine learning, and data science. He has 10+ years of industry and academic research experience, strong coding skills, and a proven track record of taking projects from idea to product.
Gili has been with 1QBit since 2013, and has worked on multiple client projects, predominantly in finance, insurance, and materials. In addition, he has worked extensively on developing products that enable organizations to leverage both quantum and classical hardware efficiently to solve real-world problems. Most recently, he worked on optimization and machine learning projects for several Fortune 500 companies, and on two optimization products that power solutions provided to multiple large clients. Gili holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of British Columbia (UBC).
Gili aims to live an adventurous life, and enjoys hiking, cycle touring, and skiing with his wife and two sons.