My name is Boris Gorelik. I’m a data scientist, algorithm developer, data visualization lecturer. I have been solving data-intense problems since 2001. I have been teaching data visualization since 2015.
I’m the co-editor and the producer of “This Week in the Middle East“, the oldest active Hebrew-language podcast devoted to this area.
I also tweet as @boris_gorelik, I’m available on LinkedIn, have a YouTube channel, and some code on Github.
Who am I?
I am a data scientist and a bioinformatician. I have extensive experience developing machine learning techniques for a wide range of problems: binary classification (churn prediction, cancer detection); anomaly detection; forecasting; social network analysis.
Today, I work as a Head of Bioinformatics and Data at MyBiotics Pharma, a biotech startup that improves human well-being using the microbiome.
I’m a podcaster. I’m the editor and the co-founder of “This Week in the Middle East,” the oldest active Hebrew podcast that deals with the current affairs and the history of the Middle East.
I am a mentor and a teacher. I teach data visualization and data-based decision making. I conduct workshops. From time to time, colleagues, friends, and sometimes complete strangers ask me for advice. I’m always happy to help. This page summarises my teaching activity.
I am a communicator. I love public speaking. I enjoy conducting workshops and conference talks. I have presented in English, Hebrew, and Russian. Some of my talks and workshops have been recorded and published on Youtube.
You may find my CV here