Jean-Christophe Olivo-Marin is the CTO and Director of the Center for Innovation and Technological Research and the director of the institute Carnot Pasteur Microbes et Santé. He also heads the BioImage Analysis Unit. He was a staff scientist at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, from 1990 to 1998. He received the PhD and HDR degrees in optics and signal processing from the Institut d’Optique Théorique et Appliquée, University of Paris-Orsay, France. He is a Fellow of IEEE and of SPIE, an IEEE Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer, and was Chair of the IEEE SPS Bio Imaging and Signal Processing Technical Committee (BISP-TC). His research interests are in image analysis of multidimensional microscopy images, computer vision and motion analysis for cellular dynamics, and in mathematical approaches for biological imaging.