Tao Mei is a Technical Vice President with JD.com and the Deputy Managing Director of JD AI Research, where he also serves as the Director of Computer Vision and Multimedia Lab. His lab is focusing on the research, development, and innovation of computer vision and multimedia, with a broad range of applications in retail, logistics, finance, cloud, and new media. He is also leading the effort on machine learning platform. Prior to joining JD.com in 2018, he was a Senior Research Manager with Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing, China, where he has shipped over 20 inventions and technologies to Microsoft products and services. He has authored or co-authored over 200 publications (with 12 best paper awards) in journals and conferences, 10 book chapters, and edited six books. He holds over 50 US and international patents.
Tao was the recipient of a number of awards from prestigious multimedia journals and conferences, including the Best Paper Awards from IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (2019 and 2013), ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (2017), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2014), ACM International Conference on Multimedia (2009 and 2007), etc. He is or has been an Editorial Board Member 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 the Founding Chair of ACM Multimedia Asia Conference, General Co-chair of IEEE ICME 2019, the 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, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. He is a Guest Professor of University of Science and Technology of China, Fudan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), and Yonsei University. Tao was elected as a Fellow of IEEE (2019), a Fellow of IAPR (2016), a Distinguished Scientist of ACM (2016), a Distinguished Industry Speaker of IEEE Signal Processing Society (2017), and a Distinguished Industry Leader of APSIPA (2019), for his contributions to large-scale multimedia analysis and applications.
梅涛博士，京东人工智能研究院副院长，京东集团技术副总裁。他领导京东云与人工智能事业部计算机视觉领域的基础研究、技术创新和产品研发，并探索在云计算、智慧城市、零售、物流、新媒体等领域的应用。加入京东之前，梅涛博士担任微软亚洲研究院资深研究员，其研究成果先后 20 余次被成功转化到微软的关键产品和服务中。他在多媒体分析和计算机视觉领域发表论文200余篇，先后12次荣获最佳论文奖，并拥有50余项美国和国际专利。他领导的研究团队多次在图像分类与搜索、视频行为识别、人脸检测与识别、人体姿态识别、文字识别等领域的国际学术比赛中排名第一。他目前担任 IEEE 和 ACM 多个视觉与多媒体汇刊（IEEE TIP, IEEE TCSVT 和 ACM TOMM）等顶级学术期刊的编委，并且是 ACM Multimedia Asia 创会主席、2018 年 ACM Multimedia 程序委员会主席和 2019 年 IEEE ICME 大会联席主席。梅博士是国际电气电子工程师学会和国际模式识别学会会士 (IEEE and IAPR Fellow)，国际计算机协会杰出科学家 (Distinguished Scientist of ACM)，IEEE 信号处理学会杰出工业演讲者和 APSIPA 杰出工业领导者，并且担任中国科学技术大学、复旦大学、香港中文大学（深圳）和韩国延世大学的客座教授。