Gal Ashour has received his B.Sc. degree and his M.Sc. degree in 1992 and 2000 respectively from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.
He is in IBM Research since 1992. In 1999-2000 Mr. Gal was a visiting scientist in IBM Lab in USA. Mr. Ashour’s areas of interest include real-time and near-real-time applications, focusing on multimedia and streaming technologies as well as video analytics and published a few papers in these areas. Gal Ashour is a key person in IBM in the area of real-time and streaming technologies and led several successful projects in these areas. Gal Ashour was awarded Research Division and Outstanding Technical Achievements Awards, and contributed to over 25 IBM patents.