Leading AI Expert, Tomer Gal, Shined a Light on the Impact of AI Technologies on Daily Life and the eCommerce Industry
Haifa, May 1, 2023 - Haifa University was excited as it hosted the highly anticipated Technological Job Fair on May 1, 2023. The event was marked by the participation of hundreds of students and emerging professionals keen on exploring opportunities in the vibrant tech industry.
At the heart of this event was a keynote address by Tomer Gal, a distinguished AI expert with an impressive portfolio. A preferred partner at NVIDIA, Israel Innovation Authority Evaluator, NVIDIA AI and GPU lecturer, and AI Lecturer at Ort, Tomer brought his comprehensive knowledge and insights into the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence to the podium.
Tomer's presentation emphasized AI technologies' increasing prevalence and capabilities in 2023. He highlighted several groundbreaking AI applications that are not just on the horizon but actively shaping our everyday experiences. Among them were OpenAI's natural language model, Chat GPT, and its image synthesis counterpart, DALL-E 2, as well as other AI advancements such as Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Imagen Google AI, and the Segment Anything Model (SAM).
From Theory to Practice: AI's Tangible Impact Illustrated by StyleTech's Innovations
Tomer's presentation didn't just speak to the theoretical. He made a point to ground the conversation in real-world examples, showcasing AI's tangible impact on various sectors. Israeli company StyleTech has been making waves with an innovative AI-driven solution for optimizing eCommerce processes.
StyleTech's solution simplifies the task of product visualization for eCommerce. With a unique ability to convert a simple photo into multiple high-quality looks, the company can quickly provide an unlimited supply of models at a significantly reduced cost, thanks to AI technology developed by OpTeamizer.
Tomer's discussion of StyleTech's pioneering approach underscored how AI is moving beyond being a novelty and is actively reshaping industries. "AI is not the future; it's the present," said Tomer during his keynote. "It's already here, optimizing processes, enhancing capabilities, and transforming industries from eCommerce to healthcare and beyond."
AI Jobs to Consider in 2023
Artificial intelligence careers, including roles like machine learning engineers and data scientists, are experiencing rapid growth, with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting a 21% increase from 2021 to 2031. Six jobs in this sector to consider are AI engineer, machine learning engineer, data engineer, robotics engineer, software engineer, and data scientist.
Entering AI typically requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field and gaining specific skills through relevant courses. Certifications can further enhance your credentials. Entry-level positions often require less than three years of experience, with internships, freelance projects, or hackathons providing valuable learning and networking opportunities.
The Technological Job Fair provided the perfect backdrop for this thought-provoking discussion on the current state of AI. With students and young professionals flocking to the event, it's clear that there's an eager audience ready to delve into the expanding frontier of AI technology.
As we continue to navigate our way through 2023, the influence of AI will undoubtedly increase. Events like the Technological Job Fair are vital platforms for industry leaders like Tomer Gal to guide the next generation of AI specialists. Their insights into current and future AI applications are crucial in informing and inspiring those who will carry this technology into the following stages of its development.