Jeff Bier is President of the engineering consulting firm BDTI and Founder of the Edge AI and Vision Alliance. For over 25 years BDTI has helped hundreds of companies select the right processors, algorithms and tools and develop optimized, custom algorithms and software for demanding applications in audio, video, machine learning and computer vision. If you are choosing between processor options for your next design, need a custom algorithm to solve a unique visual perception problem, or need to fit demanding algorithms into a small cost/size/power envelope, BDTI can help. Jeff also oversees the Edge AI and VIsion Alliance, a partnership of 100+ technology companies that works to enable the widespread use of practical computer vision and to help companies find their best opportunities in this burgeoning space. Jeff is a frequently invited speaker at industry conferences. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Princeton and UC Berkeley, respectively.