Farzin Aghdasi is a senior software manager with NVIDIA. He holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia in Electrical Engineering. He was previously a Group Master Expert at Schneider Electric, and a tenured associate professor at the university of the Witwatersrand. His research interests are in areas of image and video processing and deep learning architectures for intelligent video analytics. He has published over 50 articles in refereed international journals and conference proceedings, and has over 30 granted patents.