Miroslaw holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering, an MSc in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence and a PhD in Electronic Engineering. Before starting Visual Atoms, he was the General Manager of Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe. He is an inventor of about 40 patent families and author of about 50 publications, including three books and book chapters. Miroslaw is very active in MPEG standardisation, as chair and editor of multimedia-related activities. His technical interests include various aspects of image processing, computer vision, and pattern recognition. In addition to being one of the founders of Visual Atoms, Miroslaw is also a Professor of Video Processing with the University of Surrey.