Ehsan Fazl-Ersi is an Artificial Intelligence scientist, with dual industry and academic focus. Ehsan’s educational background includes a MASc in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from York University and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Ottawa. His research interests lie in the area of Artificial Intelligence in general and specifically include Computer Vision and Machine Learning. In 2014, Ehsan joined Slyce, the leading deployed mobile visual search solution for enterprise brands, as a result of an acquisition of an image recognition technology he invented as part of his Ph.D. research. Ehsan was the CSO of Slyce for over 20 months, leading a team of graduates and interns from top universities in North America (e.g., Stanford, University of Toronto and University of Waterloo) towards designing and implementing various solutions for image analysis and understanding. In late 2015, Ehsan returned to academia and took a professorship position, while forming a team of brilliant AI scientists and engineers to start OcularAI. Ehsan is the inventor of 3 U.S patents and has over 30 refereed publications in various fields of AI, two of which winning him Best Paper awards.