Liad Magen

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Angestellt, Machine Learning Researcher, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) / INSO

Wien, Austria

About me

I'm a Machine Learning Researcher and a Data Scientist, with software engineering background. In particular, my expertise are in Natural Language Processing and information extraction from text and visually rich documents (such as websites, tickets, receipts, invoices, scanned contracts, etc.), as well as Graph Neural Networks and Computer Vision.


Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Machine Learning
Data Science
Data Analysis
Community Management
Team Lead
Neural Networks
Software Development
Software Architecture
Statistical Modelling
Computer Science
Big Data
Artificial intelligence
Full-stack development
Research and Development
Executive Search
Deep learning
Biomedical Research
Adult education
Professional experience
International experience


Professional experience for Liad Magen

  • Current 1 year and 9 months, since Sep 2022

    External Lecturer

    FH Campus Wien

    Teaching several courses in the Multilingual Technologies Master of Science: - Introduction to Machine Learning - Information Extraction and Retrieval for Multilingual Natural Language Data - Information Design for Language Data

  • Current 2 years and 4 months, since Feb 2022

    External Lecturer

    IMC FH Krems

    Teaching Medical Image Processing (BA)

  • Current 2 years and 11 months, since Jul 2021

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) / INSO

    Automating processes with Machine Learning and researching information extraction and retrieval techniques

  • 3 years, May 2020 - Apr 2023

    Co-founder & CTO


    MeetPlans is a platform that enables organizations, specifically in the field of Healthcare, to schedule and conduct online meeting and supply online medical presence to the organization clients.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Oct 2019 - Jun 2021

    Software & Machine Learning Engineer

    Finmatics - Abacus Accounting Technologies GmbH

  • 3 months, Sep 2020 - Nov 2020

    AI & Natural Language Processing (NLP) Trainer


    Teaching and training a crash-course of a week (42 hours) in Natural Language Processing and related Machine Learning, including classical statistical NLP as well as deep learning methods (transformers & graph-based approaches)

  • 7 months, Mar 2019 - Sep 2019

    AI & NLP Researcher

    EnliteAI GmbH

  • 9 months, May 2018 - Jan 2019

    Tech & AI Lead

    WeAreDevelopers GmbH

    dev team lead: system & DB Architecture design, Project Management; Software Development; Data science & data analytics; predictive machine learning models & recommendation system using Natural Language Procsssing; Speaker, Meetups-organizer, Taught Machine learning and gave technical talks, Lead hands-on machine-learning oriented workshops Mentored the junior developers and data scientists; Python, GoLang, PHP / Laravel, React + Typescript, VueJS, Docker + Kubernetes, MySQL, ArangoDB and many more

  • 3 years and 11 months, Jun 2014 - Apr 2018

    Senior Agile Software Engineer

    Nuance Communications Austria

    - Developing data-analytics dashboard using AngularJS/C# - Predictive maintenance - analyzing time-series and creating machine-learning based models for anomaly-detection - Analyzing customer churn - Contributing to the SDK/API layer using JS / Typescript - Designing module's internal architecture (OOD) - Giving talks about new technologies and methods Tech Stack: Python, Keras, R, C# / .NET, AngularJS, Typescript, SQL Server

  • 8 months, Oct 2013 - May 2014

    Senior Frontend Dveloper


    - Working in a agile/scrum-team environment - Developed 'widgets' for analyzing user activity statistics using charts - Built a web-based email editor application Tech Stack: BackboneJS + MarionetteJS, NodeJS, LESS.css, JAVA

  • 1 year, Sep 2012 - Aug 2013

    internship (biomedical engineering - Bioinformatics/data-science)

    University Paris Descartes

    internship (biomedical engineering - Bioinformatics/data-science) During my biomedical engineering masters studies, I've been developing software for research purposes (citizen-science). The collected data was analyzed using Machine learning algorithms, such as graph-theory algorithms (SNA). Tech-stack: AngularJS, Node.JS (ExpressJS). DBs: Neo4J, MongoDB, Octave

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2011 - Sep 2012

    Frontend Team Leader


    ProductionMap is a SaaS that helps the configuration management of software deployment. I was working mostly on the front-end and coordinated a small team, on site and off-shore. During that time, I was responsible of: - Hands-on leading the development of the product's web facade, using Sencha Ext-JS 4 and mxGraph (jGraph) Javascript version. - Developing the back-end using ASP.NET/C#, WCF and SQL-Server (entity framework) as well as creating its API

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2011 - Sep 2012

    Lead Software Developer


    I was the first employee of this startup, which was creating marketing mobile games, and developed web-based mobile apps, designed and developed the server architecture. Tech Stack: Flash AS3, HTML5, ASP.NET, JavaScript, nodeJS, Java (for android).

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 2008 - Sep 2012

    Senior Software Developer & Consultant


    - managed a small development team - creating the infrastructures for Arkia Israeli Airlines website (ASP.NET, Oracle PL/SQL) - coordinated between a local Spanish team and Argentinean PHP development team for a start-up project in Palma de Mallorca, including hands-on development

  • 1 year and 9 months, Jan 2006 - Sep 2007

    Software Eng.

    XMPie (XEROX)

    I have developed an eCommerce solution product as part of a small ASP.NET team, as well as responsible for the Adobe Flash Actionscript3 development of few editor features.

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 2002 - Dec 2005

    Software Developer

    PNMSoft LTD.

    During my B.A in computer science, I developed web and desktop applications as well as server-services using SQL Server & Oracle PL/SQL as a DB, and ASP / ASP.NET, Javascript, VB6. I also have used technologies such as BizTalk 2004 and Sharepoint 2004 and developed for it as well.

  • 1 year and 6 months, Jan 2001 - Jun 2002

    Freelance Developer & Software Lecturer


    During this time as a freelancer I have developed a loan workflow management application for Citibank N.A. using VB6 and Sql Server; created an IP-Phone long distance calls billing software for a local company named E.I.M Telecom; assisted developing the website in ASP; and instructed ASP/Javascript, JAVA and PL/SQL in the local branch of New Horizons LTD computer college.

Educational background for Liad Magen

  • 11 months, Sep 2012 - Jul 2013

    BioMedical Ingineering

    Paris Descartes University

    Machine learning, Immune System, Applied Mathematics, Graph Theory Algorithms

  • 3 years and 7 months, Oct 2003 - Apr 2007

    Computer Science

    Tel Aviv-Jaffa College

    Parallel computing J2ME - Java for Mobile devices


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  • Spanish


  • Portuguese


  • French


  • Hebrew

    First language

  • German



Machine learning
Artificial intelligence
Software Architecture
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Healthcare IT
Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

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