Summit Speaker: Feng Zhao
Assistant Managing Director, Microsoft Research Asia
Dr. Feng Zhao is an Assistant Managing Director at Microsoft Research Asia, where he oversees multiple research areas including the systems, wireless & networking, hardware computing and media communications groups. Prior to joining Microsoft Research Asia, Feng Zhao was a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Redmond, where he founded and managed the Networked Embedded Computing Group. During this time, he led the group to develop the MSR sensor mote, Tiny Web Service, SenseWeb and SensorMap, Data Center Genome, and JouleMeter. These technologies have been used to monitor Microsoft data centers for greater energy efficiency and service reliability. Feng Zhao also served as the founding Editor-In-Chief of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks and has authored or co-authored over 100 technical papers and books. He was a Sloan Research Fellow in Computer Science and received a number of awards, and his work has been featured in news media such as BBC World News, BusinessWeek, and Technology Review. Before joining Microsoft, Dr. Zhao taught at Ohio State University and Stanford University, and was a Principal Scientist and Area Manager at Xerox PARC. Dr. Zhao received a PhD in Computer Science from MIT.