Dimitri Kanevsky started his career at Google working on speech recognition algorithms. Prior to joining Google, Dimitri was a Research staff member in the Speech Algorithms Department at IBM. Prior to IBM, he worked at a number of centers for higher mathematics, including Max Planck Institute in Germany and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Princeton. He currently holds 284 US patents and was Master Inventor at IBM. MIT Technology Review, recognized Dimitri conversational biometrics based security patent as one of five most influential patents for 2003. In 2012 Dimitri was honored at the White House as a Champion of Change for his efforts to advance access to science, technology, engineering, and math.