Bill Freeman is a Senior Research Scientist at Google, managing a team within Machine Perception doing research in vision and graphics. He is also a faculty member at MIT, in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, and a member of CSAIL, the Computer Science and Artificial intelligence Laboratory there. He received outstanding paper awards at computer vision or machine learning conferences in 1997, 2006, 2009 and 2012, and test-of-time awards for papers from 1990 and 1995.