- Stanford School of Medicine
- World Economic Forum - World Economic Forum Young Global Leader
- Google - Head of R&D, AI/ML, Senior Director at Cloud
Other Affiliations : Stanford University Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China B.E.
Jia Li is an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University in the School of Medicine. In Healthcare, She is interested in how AI could improve the outcomes of individual patients as well as hospitals. She also serves as an advisor to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
She was the 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. 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) and Associate Editor of the Visual Computer: International Journal of Computer Graphics by Springer.
She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018. Her work has been reported in the media including: Forbes, TechCrunch, CNBC, New Scientist, MIT Technology Review and more in recent years.