Roland Memisevic received the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Toronto in 2008 doing research on neural networks. He then held positions as a research scientist at PNYLab, Princeton, as a post-doc at the University of Toronto and at ETH Zurich, and as a junior professor at the University of Frankfurt, Germany. In 2012 he joined the deep learning group at the University of Montreal as an assistant professor in Computer Science. He was named Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) in 2015. His research interests are in deep and recurrent neural networks.