Alexander M. Bronstein is a faculty member with the Department of Computer Science, Technion Israel Institute of Technology. His research interests include numerical geometry, computer vision, and machine learning. He has authored more than 100 publications in leading journals and conferences, more than 30 patents and patent applications, the research monograph “Numerical geometry of non-rigid shapes” and edited several books. Highlights of his research were featured in CNN, SIAM News and Wired. He is an IEEE fellow for his contribution to 3D imaging and geometry processing. In addition to his academic activity, he co-founded and served as vice president of technology in the Silicon Valley start-up company Novafora (2005-2009) and was a co-founder and one of the main inventors and developers of the 3D sensing technology in the Israeli startup Invision, subsequently acquired by Intel in 2012. His technology is now the core of the Intel RealSense 3D camera which is integrated into a variety of consumer electronic products. He is also a co-founder of the Israeli video search startup Videocites where he serves as chief scientist.