A workshop in conjunction with ACM Multimedia 2024

Shahin Amiriparian

University of Augsburg, GER, shahin[dot]amiriparian[at]tum[dot]de

Shahin Amiriparian received his Doctoral degree with the highest honors (summa cum laude) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany, in 2019. He is an assistant professor at the Chair of Health Informatics, Klinikum rechts der Isar, TUM, Germany. His main research focus is digital health, affective computing, and multimodal signal processing. He (co-)authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed books, journals, and conference proceedings leading (h-index: 26) and is involved in various international conferences as program chair and workshop organizer.

Lukas Christ

University of Augsburg, GER, lukas[dot]christ[at]informatik[dot]uni-augsburg[dot]de

Lukas Christ is currently a PhD Candidate/Research Assistant at the Chair of EIHW at the University of Augsburg, Germany. His main research interests lie in emotion recognition and sentiment analysis, utilizing Natural Language Processing as well as multimodal approaches. He was a data chair of MuSe 2021 and a co-organiser of MuSe in  2022 and 2023.

Simone Eulitz

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, GER, eulitz[at]lmu[dot]de

Dr. Simone Eulitz received her Doctoral degree with the highest honors (summa cum laude) at Ludwig Maximilians Universität München (LMU), Germany in 2018. She is an assistant professor at the Institute of Strategic Management at the LMU Munich School of Management. Her research focuses on strategic leadership, with a special interest in how investors' perceptions of CEO characteristics impact the stock market performance of firms. 

Andreas König

University of Passau, GER, andreas[dot]koenig[at]uni-passau[dot]de

Andreas König is Chaired Professor of Strategic Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Passau, Germany. He  studies strategic leadership, with a specific focus on the impact of top executives' psychological characteristics on organisational outcomes and the effects of executives’ use of verbal communication on constituents’ evaluations of organisations. His research has appeared in outlets such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, and Academy of Management Journal, and he has received numerous awards, including from (divisions of) the Academy of Management, the Strategic Management Society, and the European Academy of Management. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Academy of Management Review and the Academy of Management Journal, Co-Initiator and -Spokesperson of the German Research Foundation RTG “Digital Platform Ecosystem,” and has been Representative-at-Large at the Strategic Leadership and Governance Interest Group of the Strategic Management Society. 

Erik Cambria

Nanyang Technological University/ SenticNet, SG, cambria[at]ntu[dot]edu[dot]sg

Erik Cambria is the Founder of SenticNet, a Singapore-based company offering B2B sentiment analysis services, and an Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University, where he teaches and researches about AI and NLP. Prior to joining NTU, he worked at Microsoft Research Asia and HP Labs India and earned his PhD through a joint programme between the University of Stirling and MIT Media Lab. Erik is recipient of many awards, e.g., the 2018 AI’s 10 to Watch and the 2019 IEEE Outstanding Early Career award, and is often featured in the news, e.g., Forbes. He is Associate Editor of several journals, e.g., NEUCOM, INFFUS, KBS, IEEE CIM and IEEE Intelligent Systems (where he manages the Department of Affective Computing and Sentiment Analysis), and is involved in many international conferences as program chair, PC member, workshop organiser, and invited speaker. His publications received >54,000 citations (h-Index: 115).

Björn W. Schuller 

Imperial College London/ audEERING, UK, schuller[at]IEEE[dot]org

Björn W. Schuller is Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the Imperial College London, UK, where he heads GLAM - the Group on Language, Audio, and Music, Professor at UAU, Germany, and HIT, China, and founding CEO and current CSO of audEERING, Germany known for audio-based sentiment and emotion analysis. Prof. Schuller (co-)authored more than 1,000 publications leading to >60,000 citations (h-index: 111). He is Field Chief Editor of the Frontiers in Digital Health, was Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, and served as General Chair for ACII 2019, ACII Asia 2018, and ICMI 2014, Program Chair of Interspeech 2019, ACM ICMI 2019, 2013, ACII 2015, 2011, and IEEE SocialCom 2012, and initiated and co-organised >30 international challenges, including the annual ComParE challenge series since 2009, and the annual Audio/Visual Emotion Challenge and Workshop (AVEC) series from 2011 to 2019. He is President-Emeritus of the AAAC, Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the ISCA, Fellow of the BCS, and Senior Member of the ACM.