Davi is the co-founder and Chief Scientist of DeepMagic. He is also Professor of Computer Science and Neural Science at NYU's Courant Institute. Previously, Davi founded N-Hega, a pioneer in commercializing computer vision technology for the fashion industry. Davi's algorithms and patents, the results of three decades of machine learning and computer vision research, have become important elements of popular applications such as Photoshop and Powerpoint. Davi holds a degree in Physics from PUC-Rio, Brazil, and a Ph.D. from the Artificial Intelligence lab at MIT.