Artem Yukhin is one of the founders of Artec 3D. He set up the company in 2007 and currently serves as its CEO. Artem has 17+ years of experience in international executive management, startup development, product management and launch, human resources and fundraising. He holds 19 patents and patent applications in electronics, optics, and algorithm engineering. Earlier in Artem's career, he founded A4Vision Inc. (2001) and served as its CTO and member of the board of directors. He invented 3D face recognition technology (1999), and turned it into a worldwide recognized biometric solution that became an industry standard (ANSI, 2006).