June 12-13, 2019
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Parham Aarabi is the Founder and CEO of ModiFace, the leading beauty-focused augmented reality company. He is also a Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in Electrical Engineering in 2001. Since then, he has served two terms as a Canada Research Chair. In 2005, he was selected by MIT as one of “the world’s Top Young Innovators”. In 2006, he received the Premier’s Catalyst Award for Innovation. He is also recipient of numerous international awards including the IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Award, the 2015 University of Toronto Inventor of the Year award, as well as numerous technology and innovation awards. Parham has authored over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 30 patents, and two books.