Yacov Salomon, VP Software Engineering at Salesforce

Yacov Salomon

VP Software Engineering, Salesforce

Dr Yacov Salomon has over 10 years experience working with large, real-world complex data sets. He has headed multiple data science teams in companies including Salesforce, Krux, Bigcommerce and Brandscreen. He was responsible for research, design and development of systems and applications for large-scale machine learning, data mining, real-time bidding, intelligent marketing, attribution and recommendations. Yacov holds a Ph.D. in applied mathematics and his academic research focused on the areas of probability and non-parametric statistics.


Scaling Up: How Switching to Apache Spark Improved Performance, Realizability, and Reduced Cost on a Very Large Scale ML Application

Krux, a Salesforce company, is a Data Management Platform (DMP) that helps its clients collect, manage, analyze and activate their people data. With a wide range of premium clients such as Kellogg, L’Oréal, Warner Brothers,… Read more