I am Michael Matias, a science and technology enthusiast and until recently an Officer in the 8200 Israeli Defense Forces (ML team lead). Currently a B.S CS candidate at Stanford University and an Associate at J-Ventures. Host of TL;DR show on inspiring startups.
Perform due-diligence on startups and work with team to invest
- Led a team of Machine Learning researchers in the cyber space - Deployed machine learning solutions and increased efficiency across the board - Developed critical full stack applications in the cyber space - Specialised in microservices architecture and systems design - Collaborated with engineers across the Intelligence space, within the IDF and outside it
Founded first international teen hackathon in order to promote youth entrepreneurship and to inspire high school students to enter computer science and technology. The first 36-hour hackathon in California (January 2015) brought some 450 high schoolers from all over the US and 16 countries to Silicon Valley, partnering with some 30 organizations, including MIT Launch, Andreessen Horowitz, Facebook, and Google. Subsequent hackathons were held in Jamaica (April 2015), India (June 2015), Israel (June 2015) and London (November 2015), with a total of some 2400 participants.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (AI concentration)
Participated in a selective 4-week entrepreneurship program in the summer of 2013. Co-created tech startup Anymeal.