Clément Farabet is vice president of AI Infrastructure at NVIDIA. He received a Ph.D. from Université Paris-Est in 2013, while at NYU, co-advised by Laurent Najman and Yann LeCun. His thesis focused on real-time image understanding, introducing multi-scale convolutional neural networks and a custom hardware architecture for deep learning. He co-founded Madbits, a startup focused on web-scale image understanding, which Twitter bought in 2014. He also co-founded Twitter Cortex, a team focused on building Twitter’s deep learning platform for recommendations.