Jean Ponce is a Professor at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris, France, where he heads the Department of Computer Science. Dr. Ponce is an IEEE Fellow and a Sr. Member of the Institut Universitaire de France. He is the recipient of two US patents and an Advanced ERC grant, and was awarded the CVPR Longuet-Higgins prize in 2016. He has served on the editorial boards of several international journals in Computer Vision and Robotics, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer Vision from 2003 to 2008. He also served as Program Chair of the 1997 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, General Chair of the 2000 edition of that conference, and General Chair of the 2008 European Conference on Computer Vision. Dr. Ponce is the co-author of "Computer Vision: A Modern Approach", a textbook that has been translated in Chinese, Japanese, and Russian, and is working on a new book, "Geometric Foundations of Computer Vision".