Data Analyst at Viola Credit
Itai is a Data Analyst at Viola Credit. Itai is in charge of the design, development and integration of an in-house risk management system. As part of his role, he helps identifying and estimating risk elements of alternative lending deals, automates the creation of monitoring reports and oversees the integration of external software to the team’s workflows.
Prior to joining Viola, Itai worked in the Defense sector department of Matrix (5 interesting years). Starting as a quality assurance engineer in charge of functional testing of an intelligence system, he worked his way up to a software development role in the R&D team in charge of the same system.
Itai is currently finalizing his B.Sc. in Statistics and Economics from Tel Aviv University. He is also helping as a research assistant in the Economics department of the university – focusing on empirical research in a big data environment.
Itai’s military service was in the 8200 unit. His team’s duties were mainly analytical by nature, but also included a deep understanding of the technological side of the business. During his last year of service Itai served as the team leader.
THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT ITAI:
He really loves dogs and cats, for two years he was the volunteer coordinator for a local NPO organizing adoption days for dogs and cats.
He enjoys combining added value experiences to his trips abroad – volunteering in organic farms via the WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) NPO in both South Korea and the Czech Republic.