Tarek El Dokor is the Founder and CEO at EDGE3 Technologies. He has been instrumental in pioneering the deployment of heterogeneous/GPU-accelerated computing in the Vision Analytics and AI industries dating back to 2007/2008, including the first ever GPU-accelerated deep AI. Many of his designs are award-winning in the automotive and transportation spaces. Tarek is the chief architect and recipient of the CES 2018 Innovation Award for the EDGE3 Ambient Sensing Node, targeted at alerting vehicle owners of children being left behind in vehicles. Tarek has won numerous awards in the space, including the 2007/2008 Honda R&D Americas and Honda Research Institute’s Researcher of the Year Award. Tarek was also an NVIDIA Fellow and a Micron Fellow, and has over a 150 U.S. and international patents and patent applications to his name. Earlier in his career, Tarek founded his first company at 19 years of age, focused on high value asset transportation between banks and other financial institutions. Tarek’s current focus is on AI-powered driver/occupant behavioral analytics. He is currently leading the next generation product rollout of DRIVE, an industry-first AI for realtime edge compute + Cloud platform for driver monitoring and driver performance enhancement. Tarek is a former national swimming champion and record holder for his native country and currently enjoys competitive swimming as a USMS masters swimmer. He also enjoys running events with his wife in beautiful locations.