Tao Mei is a Vice President with JD.COM and the Deputy Managing Director of JD Explore Academy, where he also serves as the Director of Computer Vision and Multimedia Lab. His team is focusing on the research, development, and innovation of computer vision and multimedia technologies, with a broad range of applications in retail, logistics, cloud and edge, smart city, smart manufacturing, and robotics. He has authored or co-authored over 300 publications (with 15 paper awards) in journals and conferences, and holds over 50 US/international patents. Prior to joining JD.COM in 2018, he was a Senior Research Manager with Microsoft Research Asia, where he has shipped over 20 inventions and technologies to Microsoft products and services.
Tao is or has been a Senior Editor of IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Image Processing, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, Pattern Recognition, etc. He is a Founding Co-chair of ACM Multimedia Asia Conference, an Executive Committee Member of ACM SIGMM, a Steering Committee Member of IEEE ICME, a Vice Chair of IEEE Signal Processing Society Image, Video, and Multidimensional Signal Processing TC, a General Co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2023 and IEEE ICME 2019, a Program Co-chair of ACM Multimedia 2018, IEEE ICME 2015 and IEEE MMSP 2015.
Tao received B.E. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. He is an Adjunct/Guest Professor of University of Science and Technology of China, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Yonsei University, and Ryerson University. Tao was elected an International Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2022), a Fellow of IEEE (2019), a Fellow of IAPR (2016), a Distinguished Scientist of ACM (2016), and a Distinguished Industry Speaker of IEEE Signal Processing Society (2017), for his contributions to large-scale multimedia analysis and applications.
梅涛博士，京东集团副总裁，京东探索研究院副院长，科技部科技创新2030人工智能重大项目“智能供应链人工智能开放创新平台”首席科学家。他负责京东科技计算机视觉与多媒体领域的技术创新和研发，并主导了拍照购、搭配购、多模态内容审核、多模态数字人、视觉多算法平台、智能机械臂等多项技术的研发。他在多媒体分析和计算机视觉领域发表论文300余篇，先后15次荣获国际论文奖，并拥有50余项美国和国际专利。他担任多个国际学术期刊的编委和国际学术会议的大会主席。因在大规模多媒体分析与应用领域的杰出贡献，梅博士先后被遴选为加拿大工程院外籍院士，国际电气电子工程师学会会士（IEEE Fellow），国际模式识别学会会士 (IAPR Fellow)，国际计算机协会杰出科学家，并担任中国科学技术大学和香港中文大学（深圳）兼职教授和博士生导师。加入京东之前，梅涛博士曾担任微软亚洲研究院资深研究员。