Dr. Bakalash holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University, Israel, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel. He has taught and researched at Stony Brook NY, Hofstra NY and Ben-Gurion Univ., Israel and is the author of many academic publications as well as the inventor behind over 180 patents. In addition to Adshir, Reuven founded three successful high-tech Israeli startups including Terra Computers, Hyperroll (acquired by Oracle) and LucidLogix (acquired by Google).