Rajat completed his BS and MS at IIIT Hyderabad in 2017 with a specialization in computer vision and computational photography. His path-breaking research on computational cameras led to several publications and patents starting from his early undergraduate days. His publication in CVPR’16 was a breakthrough in the field of computational photography and eventually became the seed for DreamVu. A hardcore inventor at heart, Rajat is a true believer in the power of optics to solve some of the most trickiest challenges in sensing and perception for humans and machines.
Rohan completed his BS and MS at IIIT Hyderabad in 2017 with a specialization in cognitive aspects of night time driving. Before co-founding DreamVu, he worked in multiple startup-environments at the CXO level managing and building diversified teams, building ecosystems, sales & marketing and using technology as a tool to disrupt unorganized industries. Rohan enjoys learning about new technologies and mapping it to build disruptive business models for challenging industries.
Dr. Anoop is an Associate Professor at the renowned computer vision department at IIIT Hyderabad. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Michigan State University specializing in pattern recognition, biometrics and computer vision. He has had an illustrious career publishing over 75 papers in renowned conferences and building systems that are currently deployed at a massive scale. Prof. Anoop believes in minimalistic and efficient approaches to solve challenging problems using his visionary ideas.
Sunil is a highly experienced, hands-on C-level executive with experience in both start-up and large corporate environments including semiconductor and systems companies. He has successfully led technology businesses from greenfield stage to multi-million dollars in revenue.
Aparna completed her MS in Material Science Engineering at Stanford in 2010. Before joining DreamVu, she was the manufacturing operations lead for the AR/VR division at Facebook. She has a combined experience of over 8 years working in both corporate and startup environments. Her experience in optics working at Apple and other companies is a major value addition for her role at DreamVu
Professor Kanade received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1974 and was the first generation of computer vision researchers. From 1992 to 2001, he served as the founding director of the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University and trained more than 200 researchers, laying the foundation for CMU’s academic position in the field of robotics. His papers have been cited more than 100,000 times, and there are a number of technical patents named after him. His extensive research in computer vision and robotics since 1980 has laid the foundation for today’s autonomous vehicle projects. CMU’s Robotics Institute invented the world’s first autonomous prototype in 1984.
Professor PJN received his Ph.D. in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1992. He is a pioneer in the field of computer graphics, computer vision and parallel computing. He has received various awards and accolades at the international level for his path-breaking contribution to this field.
John holds a PhD in physics from Imperial College, London. He has founded and run several tech companies. He spent 14 years of his career building and running Ryan Hankin Kent, a telecom consulting firm he founded. He pioneered fabless display development at Pixel Qi Corp. Today, he focuses on strategy for tech companies, and is leading a stealthy startup.
Dr. Michael S. Brown received his undergraduate and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky in 1995 and 2001 respectively. He has over 13 years of academic experience working in Asia, holding prior faculty positions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), and the National University of Singapore.His research interests are in the area of computer vision, image processing, and computer graphics with an emphasis on physics-based models for image enhancement and restoration. Dr. Brown regularly serves on the senior program committees of the major computer vision conferences (CVPR, ICCV, ECCV) and is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI) and the International Journal on Computer Vision (IJCV).
Michael Danaher is a partner in the corporate and securities practice at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he has practiced for 20 years. He provides general corporate representation to public and private companies in technology and life sciences industries. Mike has one of the most active practices in the country representing venture-backed companies.