ZTE
Director of Engineering and AI Chief Scientist
Dr. Ke Xu got the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering Department from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree with Outstanding Award from the Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. He was also the Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in University of Toronto in 2009.He served various senior roles as Staff/Algorithm Engineer, Chip Architect, Research Scientist, in different companies from startups to Fortune 500 such as IBM and Qualcomm, in China, Canada and USA. As key R &D member for Snapdragon 810/820/835 development in Qualcomm headquarter in San Diego, he was in charge of artificial intelligence/computer vision system, virtual/augmented reality, and image and video processing system design. He joined ZTE Microelectronics in 2015 as AI Chief Scientist and Director of Engineering, where he is in charge of AI, autonomous driving, AR/VR, and multimedia chip designs. He led a R&D group of more than 100 engineers with tens of technical experts. He developed several multimedia SoCs including smart phone, IPTV, IPC with advanced 28nm technology. He is also the Researcher in State Key Laboratory of Mobile Network and Mobile Multimedia Technology. He founded Chengdu R&D center and expanded from 0 to around 50 employees. His expertise include artificial intelligence, computer vision, virtual/augmented reality, computer architecture, multimedia technology, and VLSI design. He published more than 20 papers in international journals and conferences, and more than 10 patents holding.
Tracks he partipates
Topic Speech
Look new technology and trend of audio and video.
Technology Strategy for Business
Technology is one of key factors in the field of multimedia, you also need to take patent risk, ecological chain of upstream and downstream, technical heritage and so on in consideration. How to take the best technical solution based on business requirements and team technology?
His topics
The rapid development of modern artificial intelligence technology is changing the entire ICT industry, including traditional image and video processing. This presentation will give an overview of how AI is progressing recently, how computer vision is shaping the future, and most importantly, how semiconductor industry has been impacted - in a good way.