Jan Erik Solem is the CEO of Mapillary and is passionate about all things computer vision related. Prior to co-founding Mapillary in 2013, he founded Polar Rose, a face recognition software for mobile and web, which Apple bought in 2010. Post-acquisition, Solem worked as a computer vision team leader and researcher at Apple’s headquarters. Solem is a WEF Technology Pioneer, has published over 15 patents and applications, and is the author of a best-selling computer vision book called Programming Computer Vision with Python. Solem resides in Malmo, Sweden.
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