At the 2017 edition of the Embedded Vision Europe conference the opening keynote is given by Alex Myakov, Chief Computer Vision (CV) Advocate at Intel.
Alex serves as Chief Computer Vision (CV) Advocate at Intel. In this role he contributes to collaboration across Intel with regards to all aspects of CV and DL, works with IoTG’s BUs on various markets’ and customers’ CV requirements as well as drives data related activities across Intel. He joined Intel in July, 2016 through acquisition of Itseez Inc (widely known as a developer and supporter of OpenCV) by Intel. Formerly the CEO of Itseez, he joined Itseez in 2013 as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) with a mandate to grow business and turn the company around by focusing it on products vs services.
Alex got a diverse technological and business background. He ran 3 start-up companies in the biomedical field (early cancer diagnostics) from 2003 till 2006 and worked as a VP, Business Development/Sales at the software company MERA from 2006 to 2013.
He holds BSc and Msc in Physics, and did post graduate studies at the Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences and University of Texas at Austin in Physics and electrical/biomedical engineering respectively.