Ivan Laptev is a head of scientific board at VisionLabs. He received a PhD degree in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology in 2004 and a Habilitation degree from École normale supérieure in 2013. Ivan’s main research interests include visual recognition of human actions, objects and interactions, and more recently robotics. He has published over 100 technical papers most of which appeared in international journals and major peer-reviewed conferences of the field. He serves as an associate editor of IJCV, he has served as a program chair for CVPR18, he will serve as a program chair of ICCV’23 and is a regular area chair for CVPR, ICCV and ECCV. He has co-organized several tutorials, workshops and challenges at major computer vision conferences. He has also co-organized Machines Can See summits (2017-2021). He received an ERC Starting Grant in 2012 and was awarded a Helmholtz prize in 2017.