Speaker Profile

Ph.D., CEO/CSO & Co-founder, Eleven Tx

Yaniv Erlich is the CEO of Eleven Tx. Since 2017, he was the Chief Science Officer of MyHeritage.com. Prior to this position, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computational Biology at Columbia University and a Fellow at the Whitehead Institute, MIT. Dr. Erlich is a TEDMED speaker (2018), the recipient of DARPA’s Young Faculty Award (2017), the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award (2013), Harold M. Weintraub award (2010), and the IEEE/ACM-CS HPC award (2008).