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Hui Cheng


Head of Robotics Research, Silicon Valley Research and Development Center
Dr. Hui Cheng is the head of’s JD-X robotics research center in Silicon Valley, where he leads a team working on technologies that will revolutionize the retail industry. JD-X is developing autonomous ground delivery vehicles, delivery drones and warehouse robotic systems, powered by artificial intelligence.

Prior to JD, Dr. Cheng was Senior Research Manager of Amazon Go where he led the development of innovative computer vision and machine learning technologies for the grab-and-go new shopping experience. He was also the Program Director and head of the Cognitive and Adaptive Vision System Group at SRI International / Sarnoff Corporation where he led more than 30 client-sponsored R&D programs. His programs span from applying AI and computer vision to social media analysis; aerial, ground and mobile activities understanding; to intelligent training systems and novel applications using automated analysis of consumer-generated content, Internet of Things (IoT) and other Big Data sources.

In addition, Dr. Cheng started his career in Chinese Academy of Sciences and also worked at Xerox Corporate Research.

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Monday Jan 14
10:30 - 11:15 AM
Stage 3, EXPO Hall, Level 1
The ability of Artificial Intelligence to determine what will sell best, at what price and where to market it most effectively, is no longer a dream for the future but a reality of the present. Experts from JD, Guess? and Markable, along with... Read more