challenges and how inspiration for finding
answers often lies very close to home.
VP of Research, Khalid Al-Kofahi
Khalid is responsible for setting R&D's research agenda and priorities in collaboration with members of the R&D team. He spends significant amount of his time engaging with global business partners to identify and help define product opportunities. These include opportunities driven by business demand as well as opportunities inspired by technology capabilities.
Khalid's research expertise includes information retrieval, document classification, recommender systems, natural language processing, data mining, machine learning and image processing. In addition, he has significant expertise in algorithm and system design especially in the context of large-scale information technology solutions. During his tenure at Thomson Reuters, Khalid functioned as an individual contributor as well as a technical lead on numerous innovative products across Thomson Reuters.
Khalid has a Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, a M.S. from Rochester Institute of Technology, USA, both in Computer Engineering, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan.