Bio


Jia Li is the Chief AI Fellow, RWE for Sleep Health at Stanford University in the School of Medicine. She served several roles in School of Medicine including Adjunct Professor and the Admissions and Advisory Committee for Students and Alumni of the Master of Science in Clinical Informatics Management (MCiM). In Healthcare, She is interested in how AI could improve the outcomes of patients. She was the Founding Head of R&D at Google Cloud AI. The mission is to democratize AI and advance AI. Her org at Google focus on both research innovation to solve real world problems and developing the full stack of AI products on Google Cloud to power solutions for diverse industries. Before joining Google, She was the Head of Research at Snap, leading the research innovation effort. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. She was the leader of the OPTIMOL team, which won the first prize in the Semantic Robotics Vision Challenge sponsored by NSF and AAAI in 2007. Her team won the First Prize of the Classification Track and Detection Track of the IEEE Low Power Image Processing Challenge. She is part of the ImageNet team, which received the 2019 Longuet-Higgins Prize. She served as the Program Chair and Area Chair of several impactful AI conferences. She is on The Computer Vision Foundation Industrial Advisory Board. She serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI). She also serves as an advisor to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018.