Ala Shaabana received the degree from McMaster University, in 2017. He joined VMware Inc., to perform research and development on distributed computing, where he researched unstructured data analysis, natural language processing, and predictive scalability of large-scale systems. In 2020, he joined the University of Waterloo as a Postdoctoral Researcher looking into video visual relationship detection. He is an expert in machine learning, data analytics, and distributed and scalable systems. Currently, he is with the Opentensor Foundation researching incentivized artificial intelligence.