Hartwig Adam is a computer vision researcher at Google and founder and engineering lead of the Mobile Vision group in Google Research. His team develops visual perception and on-device machine learning systems with focus on mobile phones and wearable devices. In previous projects he was responsible for the development of Visual Search Service, a widely used cloud vision service at Google, and led teams working on Photo Search, Google Goggles and Glass. Prior to joining Google, Hartwig was co-founder and VP of Platform Development at the startup Neven Vision, an early pioneer in computer vision, which was acquired by Google in 2006. He studied physics and neuroinformatics at the Universities of Tübingen, USC and Bochum, where he earned his MS degree in Physics.