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Carles Fernandez

CTO, Herta Security

Carles Fernandez

Speaker Bio


Carles Fernández obtained his degree in Telecom Engineering and a MSc in Language and Speech from UPC in 2006, and received an MSc and a PhD Cum Laude in Computer Vision & AI from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2010, also receiving the 2010 Extraordinary PhD Award. He is currently CTO at Herta, where he has been leading the R&D department since 2014. He has published more than 60 scientific articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences, and participated in public-funded EU projects from the FP6, FP7 and H2020 frameworks. His research interests include Deep Learning & AI, Biometrics, and Computer Vision, particularly face recognition and video analytics in unconstrained environments.