Elad Yom-Tov is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a visiting scientist at the Technion, Israel. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was with Yahoo Research, the Machine Learning group at IBM Research Haifa Lab, and Rafael. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. at the Technion. The focus of his work is on using Internet data to improve health and medicine by applying tools from Machine Learning and Information Retrieval.