Dr. David is the developer of Falcon, a grandmaster-level chess playing program based on genetic algorithms and deep learning. The program reached the second place in World Computer Speed Chess Championship. 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 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", and was selected by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer.