Cristian Canton | Facebook
Cristian Canton is the head of the AI Red Team at Facebook, a specialized task force devoted to uncover, understand and mitigate threats related to AI and define AI-driven worst case scenarios for the company, specially related with integrity use cases (fraud, abuse, misinformation, etc.). Within Facebook, he previously managed other teams related with the detection of objectionable and harmful content domains. He held other positions as research/engineering manager at Microsoft Research in Redmond (USA) and Cambridge (UK), and Vicon in Oxford (UK), bringing AI to produce visual effects for the cinema industry. He got his PhD and MS from Technical University of Catalonia (Barcelona) and his MS Thesis from EPFL (Switzerland) on computer vision topics.