Clement Farabet is vice president of AI infrastructure at NVIDIA. He received a Ph.D. from Universite Paris-Est in 2013, co-advised by Laurent Najman and Yann LeCun. His thesis focused on real-time image understanding, introducing multi-scale convolutional neural networks and a custom hardware architecture for deep learning. Clement co-founded Madbits, a startup working on web-scale image understanding that was sold to Twitter in 2014. He is also cofounder of Twitter Cortex, a team focused on building Twitter's deep learning platform for recommendations, search, spam, NSFW content, and ads.