The Pace of Progress in Academia and Industry – with Lihi Zelnik-Manor

Listen in as Professor Lihi Zelnik-Manor shares her insights from a career that bridges from academia to industry, walks us through the history of the computer vision development community, to the interplay between the industry and academia today.

About Lihi Zelnik-Manor

Professor, Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technion, former Head of Alibaba DAMO Academy Machine Intelligence Israel Lab.

Lihi Zelnik-Manor is a Professor in the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Technion and former General Manager of Alibaba DAMO Israel Lab. Prof. Zelnik-Manor holds a PhD and MSc (with honors) in Computer Science from the Weizmann Institute of Science and a BSc (summa cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering from the Technion. Her main area of expertise is Computer Vision. Prof Zelnik-Manor has done extensive community contribution, serving as General Chair of CVPR 2021, Program Chair of CVPR 2016, Associate Editor at TPAMI, served multiple times as Area Chair at CVPR, ECCV and was on the award committee of ACCV’18 and CVPR.

I’m Gil Elbaz, Co-founder and CTO of Datagen. In this podcast, I speak with interesting computer vision thinkers and practitioners. I ask the big questions that touch on the issues and challenges that ML and CV engineers deal with every day. On the way, I hope you uncover a new subject or gain a different perspective, as well as enjoying engaging conversation. It’s about much more than the technical processes – it’s about people, journeys, and ideas. Turn up the volume, insights inside.