Thierry Pun is full professor at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, head of the Computer Vision and Multimedia Laboratory (CVML, http://cvml.unige.ch/). His current research interests are in affective computing and emotions analysis, social signal processing and multimodal interaction. He is involved in projects concerning affective computing and gaming, physiological signals analysis for emotion assessment and social interactions analysis, multimodal interfaces for blind and elderly users, affective brain-computer interaction. Thierry Pun has authored or co-authored over 400 full papers as well as eight patents (http://scholar.google.ch/citations?user=sR12P9MAAAAJ&hl=fr). He was one of the general chairs and organizers of ACII 2013 - Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction in Geneva, Switzerland. T. Pun has been instrumental in the creation of two spin-offs of the University of Geneva, and has participated in and/or led a number of research projects, Swiss and European, financed by public and private entities. He is an elected member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW.