Maja Pantic helps Realeyes to ensure the latest cutting edge research techniques are applied to Realeyes' facial features tracking methodology and to bridge the gap between commercial and academic research into human emotions.
She also advises the company on the overall R&D strategy and implementation. She is Professor of Affective and Behavioural Computing at Imperial College London, and at the University of Twente. She heads the i-BUG group: the world's biggest and one of the most renowned specialised research groups in machine analysis of human non-verbal behaviour and its applications to HCI. Prof. Pantic has published more than 150 technical papers in the areas of machine analysis of facial expressions, machine analysis of human body gestures, audiovisual analysis of emotions and social signals, and human-centered HCI. She has more than 7300 citations to her work, and has served as the Key Note Speaker, Chair and Co-Chair, and an organisation/program committee member at numerous conferences in her areas of expertise.