John Canny

John Canny

John Canny

Chief Scientist and Co-founder of Tigerobo

Co-founder and chief scientist of Tigerobo, John Canny received his bachelors in Computer Science and Theoretical Physics from Adelaide University in South Australia in 1979 and bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the same university in 1980. He went on to obtain a masters and a PhD from MIT in 1983 and 1987 respectively. Since 1987, he has been a professor in UC Berkeley and has published over 170 papers. He developed the Canny edge detector that uses a multi-stage algorithm to detect a wide range of edges in images. He is also an ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award winner and a Packard Fellow. 

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