Eran Aharonson
Eran Aharonson
An expert in intelligent systems, natural user interfaces, recognition methods, machine learning and mobile products.
Eran brings over two decades of experience in management, business development, sales, and technology. He founded and served as CEO of Intuitive User Interfaces, an innovative company
that simplified smartphone user interfaces utilizing machine learning techniques. Prior to that Eran was the CEO of ART (Advanced Recognition Technologies), a leading handwriting and speech recognition company that was acquired by Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN). He also served as VP of Computational Life Science R&D at Compugen (NASDAQ: CGEN). Eran holds several patents in the field of natural user interfaces. Eran is a lecturer at Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering, Software Engineering Department. Eran holds Masters and Bachelor degrees in Computer Science from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
 
  1. Academic Education
Years
Title
Institute (City)
Department
1986-1989
B.A.
Technion
Computer Science
1989-1992
M.Sc.
Technion
Computer Science
 
 
Degree
Supervisor
Title of Thesis
M.Sc.
Prof. Hagit Attiya
Counting Networks
  1. Academic and Industrial Employment
 
Years
Employer (Location)
Subject
2010-
Afeka College, (Tel-Aviv)
Teaching “Cellular Applications” course – software engineering
2009-2011
Intuitive User Interfaces
(Natanya)
CEO and Co-founder
The company develops method to simplify the use of mobile phones and other devices via one touch experience. This is done by predicting based on user actions and device sensors the most relevant next actions based on current situation.
2006-2008
Aharonson Research & Development
(Ramat-Hasharon)
Consultant in the area of mobile technology, speech recognition and machine learning in various companies
2005-2006
Compugen
(Tel-Aviv)
VP R&D Computation Life Science.
Discovery of bio informatics based drugs and diagnostics.
2005
Aharonson Research & Development
(Ramat-Hasharon)
Consultant in the area of mobile technology, speech recognition and machine learning in various companies
1992-2004
ART Advanced Recognition Technologies
(Tel-Aviv)
Roles from VP R&D to CEO
Development of speech and handwriting recognition for mobile devices.
1989-1992
Technion
(Haifa)
Teaching courses in advanced Computer Science topics, including Automatic verification of hardware and software, Interactive-programming languages. Computer Science Faculty, Technion
1988-1991
IBM
(Haifa)
Research student
Working in the image processing group. Participated and developed innovative methods for document processing. Those methods included extraction of the content from a form, noise removal and high compression. Those technologies required the development of sophisticated data types, for fast operation on documents.
  1. Academic Activities
 
Previous Research and Development Activities
 
2005-2006       Compugen
Discovery of bio informatics based drugs and diagnostics.
Role of VP R&D Computation Life Science.
1992-2004       ART Advanced Recognition Technologies
Development of speech and handwriting recognition for mobile devices.
Roles from VP R&D to CEO.
1989 – 1992    Technion, Computer Science Deparment
Research in the area of distributed balanced networks – Counting Network – result – MSc thesis and paper – “Counting Networks”
1988 - 1991     IBM Scientific Center, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Research student
Working in the image processing group. Participated and developed innovative methods for document processing. Those methods included extraction of the content from a form, noise removal and high compression. Those technologies required the development of sophisticated data types, for fast operation on documents.
 
 
Present Research and Development Activities
 
2010-               Research in the area of intelligent experience – together with ACLP and ACMiX 
  1. Grants and Awards
1997          Israel Prime Minister prize for computer software, Kneset, Israel.
1991          Head of intelligence prize for creative thinking.
1989 - 1992           Master’s degree scholarship, Technion, Israel
1988 - 1989           Dean’s scholarship for honored students, Technion, Israel
1987          President’s scholarship for honored students, Technion, Israel
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  1. List of Publications
  1. E, Aharonson, V. Aharonson, T. Porat and V. Silber-Varod. 2012. The Perceptual Effect of Prosody in Voice-activated System Responses. Paper presented at the 2012 Speech Processing Conference, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 19-20, 2012.
  2. E. Aharonson, V. Aharonson, “Multimodal Interfaces for Micro User Action, Speech Processing Conference 2011, Tel-Aviv, Israel, June 20-21, 2011.
  3. E. Aharonson and H. Attiya, “Counting Network s with Arbitrary Fan-Out”, Distributed Computing, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 163-169.
  4. E. Aharonson and H. Attiya, “Counting Networks with Arbitrary Fan-Out”, 3rd Symposium on Discrete Algorithm, 1992.
  5. E. Aharonson, “Counting Networks”,  M.Sc. Thesis, Computer Science faculty, Technion, Israel, 1992.            
  6. E. Aharonson, D. Chevion, I. Gilat, E. Walach, “Speeding Up Image Processing Routines By Using Special Purpose Data Structure”, IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 11, April 1991, pp. 168-170.
 
5.4 Patents
 
Our Services
  • Consulting
  • design of advanced interactive solutions based on natural user interfaces (sound, touch, gestures)
  • Prototyping
  • User-center design, User testing and evaluation
  • Customizing and enhancing existing or new products for users with special needs
  • Specialized courses in mobile technology and user-center design
  • Conferences and workshops
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