Dr. Assaf Glazer is the CEO and Founder of Nanit. Nanit is a smart baby monitor that uses machine learning algorithms to provide sleep insights through first-of-its-kind camera vision. Assaf completed his Ph.D. at the Technion, specialized in the fields of machine learning and computer vision, and later worked as a postdoctorate in the Runway Program at the Jacobs Institute at Cornell-Tech.
Before his Ph.D., Assaf joined Applied Materials as an algorithm researcher, working on image classification methods for process control in the semiconductor industry. Prior to that, Assaf worked at Wales Ltd. as an operational researcher, providing solutions for defense systems, while applying a variety of professional and academic skills. Assaf retired at a rank of Major from the Israeli Air Force.
He currently lives in New York City with his wife and three sons.