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Zeev Farbman (born September 9, 1979) is an Israeli entrepreneur and the CEO and Co-Founder of Lightricks.

Zeev Farbman
Born (1979-09-09) September 9, 1979 (age 40)
NationalityIsraeli
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forCo-Founder of Lightricks
Websitehttp://lightricks.com/

Early life and EducationEdit

Zeev Farbman was born in Zaporizhia[1] on September 9, 1979. He grew up in Yukutia, Russia.[2] He immigrated to Netanya, Israel when he was 13.[3] He received his PhD from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Computer Science and was under the guidance of Prof. Dani Leshinski and Prof. Raanan Fattal.[4] Most of his research was focused on computational photography and published at ACM Transactions on Graphics at SIGGRAPH conference. At Hebrew University he wrote a paper on Diffusion maps for edge-aware image editing.[5] His research on tone mapping of HDR images was implemented in MATLAB (tonemapfarbman).[6] He quit his studies to co-found Lightricks along with Nir Pochter, Yaron Inger, Amit Goldstein and Itai Tsiddon.

LightricksEdit

The company began in two apartments[7] but has since moved into the Hebrew University campus.[8] They also have offices in London,[9] Germany[10] and New York.[11] Farbman believes his role is to lead the team of developers, designers and researchers building apps that give users creative license to produce their own visual material.[12] Pictures of a sleeping Farbman went viral when they were turned into memes.[13][14]

PersonalEdit

In his spare time, he practices Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From Russia, With Coding Skills". Calcalist. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  2. ^ "CEO Fun-Facts: Zeev Farbman, Co-founder & CEO at Lightricks". Viola Group. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  3. ^ "From Russia, With Coding Skills". Calcalist. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Zeev Farbman - Google Scholar". Google Scholar. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Diffusion maps for edge-aware image editing". ACM Digital Library. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  6. ^ "tonemapfarbman". Mathworks. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  7. ^ "10 Most Promising Startups". Globes. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Lightricks proves the Start Up Nation is not just about Tel Aviv". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  9. ^ "Lightricks opens london office". UK Israel. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  10. ^ "Israeli content creation co Lightricks raises $135m". Globes. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Brief Jerusalem-Based Content Creation Startup Lightricks to Set Up Shop in Europe". Calcalist. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  12. ^ "Interview with Zeev Farbman co founder and ceo at lightricks/". USA Weekly. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  13. ^ "CEO gets edited into funny situations by his own staff after falling asleep on the job". Metro. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  14. ^ "Boss Falls Asleep At Work So Employees Take Him On A Photoshop Trip". Demilked. Retrieved 12 September 2019.
  15. ^ "CEO Fun-Facts: Zeev Farbman, Co-founder & CEO at Lightricks". Viola Group. Retrieved 12 September 2019.

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