Dr. Barak Chizi graduated in 1996 as an industrial and management engineer in the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He further specialized in machine learning and data mining (MSc and PhD in Tel – Aviv University), and since then teaches this subject at Tel – Aviv University and In Ben – Gurion University. In 2003 he became a data specialist for the Israeli government. In parllerl, he started his own consulting firm, within its customers are: Strauss Group, eBay, Google, Intel. Voyager Labs, QPX exploration, Verint, Rafael, Grid4c, Pontis, Celltick and others. In 2011 he was appointed as Senior R&D director and Senior Researcher at Deutsche Telekom. In May 2015, he joined KBC and from Augost that year he started his role as GM.