Florian Schroff is a software engineer at Google where he conducts applied research in the areas of computer vision and machine learning. His projects focus on describing people in images and videos. Before joining Google in 2011, he completed a two-year postdoc at the UCSD vision group, where he conducted research in unconstrained face and object recognition. Previously, he graduated in 2009 with a DPhil from the University of Oxford in the Visual Geometry Group. His thesis was titled Semantic Image Segmentation and Web-Supervised Visual Learning.