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MIT, BS, MS 1992
Computer Science, Math
CMU, PhD 1998
Computer Science

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Daniel Tunkelang

Daniel Tunkelang is Head of Query Understanding at LinkedIn, where he previously served as Director of Data Science. Before that, he worked at Google on local search quality. He was the Chief Scientist and a co-founder of Endeca, a leading vendor of search applications for enterprises that Oracle acquired in 2011 for $1.1B. He has also worked at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center and AT&T Bell Labs. He currently serves as an advisor for LoopIt, Maana, and Origami Logic.

Daniel pioneered the annual symposium on human-computer information retrieval and wrote the first book on faceted search. He was an undergraduate at MIT, double majoring in math and computer science. He completed a PhD at CMU, developing new algorithms for graph layout.

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