Idris El-Feghi, PhD. holds a BSc from a university in the USA and MSc and PhD from Canada. He is a seasoned expert in computer vision, machine learning with application to language modeling. He has been working in both the USA and Canada for over 15 years. Idris has served as a guest speaker and keynote speaker in many conferences, supervised PhD theses and acted as an external examiner at universities in the USA, Canada, UK, and Malaysia. Currently, he is based in Canada where he continues to make significant contributions to the filed of AI and language modeling with a specific focus on text understanding, summarization, and speech recognition.