Prof. Ing. Michal Pěchouček, M.Sc, Dr. is a professor of Computer Science at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He has been studying and working at several foreign universities. He has been running several research contracts funded by the FAA and has collaborated on two additional research grants funded by NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He is the co-founder and the investor of several successful start-ups in the field of artificial intelligence. He was a director of the R&D center of artificial intelligence and computer security of Cisco in Prague and a strategist for new technologies as well. He is also a Founding Director of the Open Informatics, a research oriented computer science study programme at CTU-FEL. In 2015 he has been put on the New Europe 100, the list of outstanding challengers who are leading world class innovation from Central and Eastern Europe.