“Yann LeCun is the head of Facebook’s AI Research. He is a computer scientist who has contributed in machine learning, computer vision, mobile robotics and computational neuroscience. He is well known for his work on optical character recognition and computer vision using convolutional neural networks (CNN), and is a founding father of convolutional nets. He is a professor, researcher, and R&D manager with research interests are Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Mobile Robotics, and Computational Neuroscience.
Under his leadership, Facebook’s AI recently demonstrated a system that can answer simple questions about what’s happening in a picture which is a notable example of computer vision.”