Speaker Details

Dr Ethan Chu

Founder and CEO, Xjera Labs Pte Ltd


Dr. Ethan Chu is the CEO and Co-founder of the start-up company Xjera labs Pte Ltd. He and his team won the Video Analytic Tech Challenge in 2015 hosted by IDA and Video Analytics Challenge in 2017 by Changi Airport Group. 

Prior to Xjera, he held research and development and management positions in Qualcomm, HP Labs in the US and also a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley. He was awarded A*STAR Overseas Graduate Scholarship in 2009. He earned his Masters and PhD degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014 under supervision of Prof. Thomas S. Huang, a world pioneer in computer vision, image processing and machine learning. Dr. Chu has published 10+ research works in top venues in CVPR, AAAI, MICCAI, NIPS and AISTATS and is the author of two patents. Dr. Chu was a principal investigator of a few AI projects and also an adjunct research scientist at the Advanced Digital Sciences Center.