"ERVA represents one of those rare opportunities where we can come together as an engineering community to influence and catalyze our joint investments to improve human condition and tackle some of the biggest challenges we face."
Henry Jerez is the General Manager for Core Ambient Computing Coherence group at Google. He works to help improve the way that users access and create information using Google’s technologies and the devices that embody them in the world around them. Previously Dr. Jerez served as the CTO for Azure Edge Devices Platform and services at Microsoft; where he helped secure and democratize access to HW accelerated AI powered experiences and devices for edge devices at Microsoft including Windows IoT, Azure Sphere, Azure Percept and Microsoft’s AI and Video analytics services. He has led several teams and helped bring multiple v1 hardware and software products with multiple companies to the market. His work includes contributions to Facebook's computational photography services for instagram, messenger and Facebook app, Azure Linux IaaS, Hololens, Windows Hello and Azure Machine Learning. Dr. Jerez comes from a background in research and product with positions with Los Alamos National Labs, CNRI, Microsoft and Facebook. He holds several patents and publications, a B.Sc. degree in Systems Engineering, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the University of New Mexico.