October 31 - November 1 - Co-Located Events
October 28-30 - Conference
Lyon Convention Centre - Lyon, France
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Dr. Han Xiao

Engineering Lead
Shenzhen, Berlin, Beijing
Dr. Han Xiao is an Engineering Lead at Tencent AI Lab, a board member at LF AI Foundation, and the Chairman of the German-Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence. Han received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in computer science from the Technical University of Munich in Germany. At Tencent AI, Han leads a team on neural information retrieval, laying down the next-gen search infrastructure for a China’s everyday app: Wechat. Han is a highly regarded AI open-source evangelist. His "Fashion-MNIST" and "bert-as-service" were listed as the most popular AI open-source projects in 2017&18 world-widely. Han also serves at the Tencent Technical Advisory Council, pushing forward the best practice and open-source culture. Before joining Tencent, Han worked at Zalando in Berlin for 3.5y. He currently resides in Shenzhen and frequently travels between Shenzhen, Berlin, and Beijing.

Selected talks & interviews:
- Interviewed by the Nature Magazine: https://nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01681-x
- Interviewed by Alex Williams from the New Stack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfvvWlj5uwA
- Keynote at Applied Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019, Vienna, Austria, invited by the Economic Chamber of Austria: https://aaic2019.b2match.io
- KubeCon + CloudNativeCon China 2019: AI/ML Media & Analyst Roundtable, Shanghai, China
- Opening talk & Keynote at the annual meeting of GCAAI 2019, Berlin, Germany
- Interviewed by the derbrutkasten (an Austrian tech-focused media): https://www.derbrutkasten.com/interview-from-the-applied-ai-conference-2019/
- Interviewed by OÖNachrichten (an Austrian local newspaper): https://www.nachrichten.at/wirtschaft/wirtschaftsraumooe/wir-lernen-vor-allem-von-den-spielern;art467,3134599
- Interviewed by Die Chinesische Handelskammer in Deutschland (德国中国商会): http://chk-de.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CONNECT-19-01-CHN-web.pdf
- Talks at Amazon, SAP, HERE, OLX, Axel-Springer, Zalando, Carmeq, Porsche Digital Lab, appliedAI, etc. 2018-2019