Robert Laganière is a Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa and the CEO of Sensor Cortek, a start-up company developing AI solutions for perception systems. He is the co-author of scientific publications and patents in content-based video analysis, visual surveillance, embedded vision, driver-assistance and autonomous driving applications. Robert authored the OpenCV 2 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook (2011) and co-authored Object-Oriented Software Engineering (2001). He co-founded Visual Cortek in 2006, an Ottawa-based video analytics start-up that was later acquired by iWatchLife. In 2016, he co-founded Tempo Analytics, a company developing retail analytics solutions, and in 2018 he founded Sensor Cortek.