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, new media, as well as fashion and user experience. He is also leading the efforts 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 (with 20 granted).
Tao was the recipient of a number of awards from prestigious multimedia journals and conferences, including the Best Paper Awards from ACM Trans. on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications (2017), IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (2014), IEEE Trans. on Multimedia (2013 and 2019), ACM International Conference on Multimedia (2009 and 2007), and so on. 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 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), 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AI研究院副院长，京东集团技术副总裁，国际电气电子工程师学会和国际模式识别学会会士 (Fellow of IEEE and IAPR)，美国计算机协会杰出科学家 (Distinguished Scientist of ACM)。他领导京东人工智能业务部计算机视觉领域的研发，聚焦该领域的基础研究、技术创新和产品研发，并探索在零售、物流、金融、云计算、新媒体等领域的应用。加入京东集团之前，梅涛博士担任微软亚洲研究院资深研究员。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 (其中20余项授权)。他领导的研究团队多次在国际图像、视频、人脸识别和搜索比赛中排名第一，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。他目前同时担任 IEEE 和 ACM 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 2018 年 ACM Multimedia 的程序委员会主席和 2019 年 IEEE ICME 的大会共同主席。他是 IEEE 信号处理学会杰出工业演讲者，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。