Anthony holds a bachelor's form Georgetown’s school of foreign service, and got his masters in economics from Plekhanov while developing real estate in Moscow. He founded his first company in 1996 with a 150 000 usd loan from the USAID’s central asian american enterprise fund, and used it to import machinery. Things took off, and his activities ultimately included retail and service business, the development of 45 000 m2 residential real estate in Moscow, and the exclusive agent and distributor of Philip Morris in Tashkent. A veteran entrepreneur he has successfully managed in difficult markets and situations.
David holds a Ph.D. in experimental physics from ETH in Zurich. After post-doctoral positions at UC San Diego and CERN he joined EPFL managing a research project with Hewlett Packard. In 2000 he co-founded Genimedia SA (Lausanne) developing video quality analytic software and managed sales in Europe. He co-founded Photonique SA developing solid state photodetectors and, later, CM-Photonics Ltd. developing optoelectronic systems for medical, scientific and security applications in China.
Guy graduated from Technion university in physics with honors. His experience includes over 16 years of digital marketing, both on the advertiser and publisher side, active on major CPM, CPC and CPA networks such as Adwords, Advert, Buscape, CJ, Linkshare, Amazon Associates, eBay, Affiliate window and more. Created and managed campaigns in 5 different languages and 10 countries (+1.8 billion impressions, +2.2M clicks, conversion rate +3%). Previously founded iRobinHood (2008), a revolutionary charitable giving marketplace connecting advertisers (+20,000) to a global community of devoted users (+5M.).
Generalist senior manager with deep experience in both finance and marketing. Expertise in forming and leading high performing teams (Covey/Demming). Formerly CFO of Rainmaker Systems, Treasurer of Trader Joe's, and Controller of CBS/Fox Studios, as well as President of a consumer oriented .com (4 yrs) and various software and marketing service companies, and VP marketing for a number of high tech companies. Experience includes broad range from startup and turn around work to early stage public companies (under $250M). Specialties: Finance, strategy, negotiation, cost accounting, online marketing and promotion, lead generation, technology sales and marketing, international sales, and market research.
Software and cybersecurity
Systems architecture / data management
"We are working with QI to establish the type of documents and forgeries standard to my industry. We will soon have a precision tool for use in the the HR community.
FADRI-Juerg Zappa - Senior partner
Azure Sàrl - Geneva
"I have used QI’s software to detect forged identity cards , and Azure is scanning most of its incoming documents now.
QI flags problems and more often than not there is fraud involved. This will be an invaluable tool saving time and money"
C. Hell - Managing Director
Touradj Ebrahimi received his M.Sc. and Ph.D., both in Electrical Engineering, from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland, in 1989 and 1992 respectively. In 1993, he was a research engineer at the Corporate Research Laboratories of Sony Corporation in Tokyo, where he conducted research on advanced video compression techniques for storage applications. In 1994, he served as a research consultant at AT&T Bell Laboratories working on very low bitrate video coding. He is currently Professor at EPFL heading its Multimedia Signal Processing Group. He is also the Convenor of JPEG standardization Committee. He was also adjunct Professor with the Center of Quantifiable Quality of Service at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) from 2008 to 2012. He is now also the head of information security at C4DT.
Prof. Ebrahimi has been the recipient of various distinctions and awards, such as the IEEE and Swiss national ASE award, the SNF-PROFILE grant for advanced researchers, Four ISO-Certificates for key contributions to MPEG-4 and JPEG 2000, and the best paper award of IEEE Trans. on Consumer Electronics . He became a Fellow of the international society for optical engineering (SPIE) in 2003. Prof. Ebrahimi has initiated more than two dozen National, European and International cooperation projects with leading companies and research institutes around the world. He is a co-founder of Genista SA, a high-tech start-up company in the field of multimedia quality metrics. In 2002, he founded Emitall SA, start-up active in the area of media security and surveillance. In 2005, he founded EMITALL Surveillance SA, a start-up active in the field of privacy and protection. He is or has been associate Editor with various IEEE, SPIE, and EURASIP journals, such as IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, EURASIP Image Communication Journal, EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing, SPIE Optical Engineering Magazine. Prof. Ebrahimi is a member of Scientific Advisory Board of various startup and established companies in the general field of Information Technology. He has served as Scientific Expert and Evaluator for Research Funding Agencies such as those of European Commission, The Greek Ministry of Development, The Austrian National Foundation for Scientific Research, The Portuguese Science Foundation, as well as a number of Venture Capital Companies active in the field of Information Technologies and Communication Systems. His research interests include still, moving, and 3D image processing and coding, visual information security (rights protection, watermarking, authentication, data integrity, steganography), new media, and human computer interfaces (smart vision, brain computer interface).
He is the author or the co-author of more than 200 research publications, and holds 14 patents. Prof. Ebrahimi is a member of IEEE, SPIE, ACM and IS&T.
Professor Ebrahimi is collaborating with QI on the development of machine learning image forgery algorithms through the InnoSuisse program. He is also key in setting up QI’s Eureka and Eurostar EU collaborations with leading universities for digital forensics and machine learning. He is also in contact with top scientists from DARPA, Google, Facebook and Adobe, and is advising us on best path forwards.