Dr. Gerard Medioni (Vice President/Distinguished Scientist, Amazon
Professor Emeritus, University of Southern California)
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- Professor Gérard Medioni received the Diplôme d’Ingenieur from ENST, Paris in 1977, a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in 1980 and 1983 respectively. He is Vice President/Distinguished Scientist at Amazon, where he is leading the research efforts for Amazon Go, and the recently announced Amazon One service. He is also Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at USC, where he served as Chairman of the Computer Science Department from 2001 to 2007. Professor Medioni has made significant contributions to the field of computer vision. He has published 4 books, over 80 journal papers and 200 conference articles, and is the recipient of more than 45 patents. He is the editor, with Sven Dickinson, of the Computer Vision series of books for Morgan-Claypool.
Prof. Medioni is on the advisory board of the IEEE Transactions on PAMI Journal, associate editor of the Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis Journal. He is vice president of the Computer Vision Foundation (CVF).
Prof. Medioni serves at general co-chair of many Computer Vision conferences such as CVPR, WACV, ICCV, and ACCV.
Prof. Medioni has been a consultant to several companies and startups (DXO, Poseidon, Opti-copy, Geometrix, Symah Vision, KLA-Tencor, PrimeSense) prior to joining Amazon.
He is the recipient of the IEEE PAMI Mark Everingham Prize for contributions to the Computer Vision Community.
He is a Fellow of IAPR, a Fellow of the IEEE, and a Fellow of AAAI.