Hi, I'm Ahmad Assaf

AI and Machine Learning Leader, Mentor and Advisor

My personal space to share my thoughts and ideas on AI, Data and Productivity

A driven AI and Machine Learning (ML) leader with a passion for discovering solutions to create the future of work through my current role as VP of AI and Data @Beamery. As one of the founding engineers, I have built and scaled engineering and data science teams and helped Beamery become one of the latest tech unicorns.

I am a Knowledge Graph and Semantic Web Enthusiast (PhD in Semantic Web and Information Retrieval) with publications on Linked Data, Data Quality and Recommender Systems.

I am currently leading the team working on various exciting AI and Machine Learning technologies, from Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods for text understanding and generation, entity disambiguation and reconciliation, and Large Language Models (LLMs) to Deep Learning (DL) methods such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) for recommender systems and personalization.

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Featured Posts

Embed/Preview inline links with React/Next.js and Rehype/MDX

Embedding links in your content can be a powerful way to provide additional context or information. In this post, we explore how to create a custom MDX component to embed/preview inline links in your React/Next.js application using Rehype and MDX.

An Objective Assessment Framework & Tool for Linked Data Quality

The standardization of Semantic Web technologies and specifications has resulted in a staggering volume of data being published. In this post, I propose an objective assessment framework for Linked Data quality after having surveyed the landscape of Linked Data quality tools to discover that they only cover a subset of the proposed quality indicators

Everything You Need to Know About RDF

Humans share, consume and produce knowledge using natural language; however presenting this knowledge in a machine readable and understandable format can be difficult. This post discusses the Resource Description Framework (RDF) which is the main data modeling block of the Semantic Web