Vassilis Tsagaris founded Irida Labs in 2009 with the aim to bridge the gap between a camera and a human eye by bringing visual perception to any device, making embedded computer vision accessible to everyone. Today, as CEO of Irida Labs he is responsible for corporate strategy, business partnerships and business development worldwide. Irida Labs is partnered with large international companies like Qualcomm, Intel, HikVision, Cadence and CEVA (all NASDAQ listed) and has a client basis in Europe, China and USA.
Prior founding IRIDA Labs, he has worked as a researcher, post-doc researcher or project manager for about ten European and National R&D projects for the academic and company sector. He has BSc. In Physics and a PhD in Computer Vision and Data Fusion from the University of Patras, Greece, and has published more than 30 journal and conference papers.