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Dov Katz- Oculus VR Computer Vision Head

August 02, 2018
Dubi Katz, also known as Dov Katz rose to fame because of his immeasurable contribution as computer vision head of Oculus VR, Inc. It is an American technology company located in Irvine California but is now based in Menlo Park. Its center of operation is on virtual reality hardware and software products, which are both expertise of Katz.

In July 2014, Facebook bought out Oculus. During his time in Oculus, he developed a tracking solution for Oculus’ HMD. He was then a senior vision engineer but promoted to computer vision head. Before joining Oculus, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at the Carnegie Mellon. His work there centers on designing computer vision algorithms for robotic manipulation in the human environment. He was also a research assistant in the robotics lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

He graduated in 2004 from Tel Aviv University with a bachelor’s degree in computer science and electronic engineering. He earned his doctor of Philosophy in 2011 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Master of Science in Robotics, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning in 2008.

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