Leonid Karlinsky is a Principal Research Scientist (STSM) in the MIT-IBM lab. Prior to that Leonid led the AI Vision research group in the Multimedia department @ IBM Research AI. Leonid joined IBM Research in July 2015. Before joining IBM, he served as a research scientist in Applied Materials, Elbit, and FDNA. He is actively publishing, reviewing, and performing occasional chair duties at ECCV, ICCV, CVPR, ICLR, AAAI, WACV, and NeurIPS, and is serving as an IMVC steering committee member for the past 6 years. During his time at IBM, Leonid has co-authored over 25 research papers on his research is in the areas of augmented reality, medical applications, self-supervised, cross-domain, multi-modal, and few-shot learning. He received his PhD degree at the Weizmann Institute of Science, supervised by Prof. Shimon Ullman.