Dr. David is the developer of Falcon, a grandmaster-level chess playing program, which automatically learns by processing datasets of chess games. The program reached the second place in World Computer Speed Chess Championship 2008 relying solely on machine learning for its performance. He received the Best Paper Award in 2008 Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, the Gold Award in the prestigious "Humies" Awards for Human-Competitive Results in 2014, and recently the Best Paper Award in 2016 International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks.
Currently Dr. David is the co-founder and CTO of Deep Instinct, the first company to apply deep learning to cybersecurity. Recently Deep Instinct was recognized by Nvidia as the "most disruptive AI startup".