Udi Manber is a computer scientist known for his work on search, He is also one of the authors of agrep and GLIMPSE.

Udi hold a master degree in mathematics and a PhD in computer sciences.

He started to develop search software in the late 80s when nearly no one was interested, but he was patient enough to wait 10 years when it finally paid off in a big way. 


He joined Amazon as Chief Algorithm officer in 2002, lead the search groups at Yahoo, Google and Youtube. In 2015 he left Google to join the National Institutes of Health, where he is trying to use his expertise to improve access to medical knowledge.

“Getting everybody access to all the information and being able to contribute to the information changed healthcare but not as much as I would have hoped.”
Chief Algorithm Officer
NIH, former Google, Yahoo and Amazon