Xinghua Lou, Ph.D., is Head of Commercialization at Vicarious AI responsible for strategic planning and customer development. Previously Xinghua is a veteran machine learning researcher and practitioner. He has published in many top-tier venues such as NIPS, ICML, CVPR, MIT Press, and has won the best paper award in 2012 Machine Learning for Medical Imaging. Xinghua received his Ph.D. from Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany) and M.Sc./B.Sc. from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China). Xinghua's current interest is applications of artificial intelligence in industrial robotics and other areas of industrial automation.