Gal Ashour has received his B.Sc. degree and his M.Sc. degree in 1992 and 2000 respectively from the Technion, Haifa, Israel.
Mr. Ashour is in IBM Research since 1992. In 1999-2000 Gal was a visiting scientist in IBM Lab in USA, and his 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 is managing the Verification and Quality Technologies department, focusing on novel technologies and tools for hardware and software verification. Gal Ashour was awarded Research Division and Outstanding Technical Achievements Awards, and contributed to over 30 IBM patents.