Cees Snoek is a full professor in computer science at the University of Amsterdam, where he heads the Intelligent Sensory Information Systems Lab. He is also a director of the QUVA Lab, the joint research lab of Qualcomm and the University of Amsterdam on deep learning and computer vision. He was previously a visiting scientist at Carnegie Mellon University and UC Berkeley, head of R&D at University spin-off Euvision Technologies and managing principal engineer at Qualcomm Research Europe. His research interests focus on video and image recognition. He has published over 200 journal and conference papers, and frequently serves as an area chair of the major conferences in computer vision and multimedia. He was the general chair of ACM Multimedia 2016 in Amsterdam. Five of his former mentees serve as assistant and associate professors.