Founder & CEO at Jina AI Technology
Dr. Han Xiao is the Founder & CEO of Jina AI Technology. Jina AI offers the ability to instantly retrieve relevant data of all kinds using SOTA DL & AI techniques, including text snippets, long documents, photos, short videos, audio clips, and meta-data. Prior to that, Han was an Engineering Lead at Tencent AI, laying down the next-gen search infrastructure for a China’s everyday app: Wechat. Han serves in the Tencent Technical Advisory Council and Opensource Program Office, fostering the open-source and DevOps culture inside the company. Han is an 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 is a board member at LF AI Foundation, driving the open source innovation in AI by enabling international collaboration. He is also the Founder & Chairman of the German-Chinese Association of AI. The GCAAI he found in 2017 now has more than 700 members across Germany and China and quoted by the Nature. Before joining Tencent, Han worked at Zalando in Berlin for 3.5y. He received my Ph.D. (2014) and M.Sc. (2009) in computer science from the Technical University of Munich in Germany. His Ph.D. is about adversarial and robust learning on Bayesian and non-parametric Bayesian methods.