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Baidu announces Wang Haifeng's promotion to CTO and return to technology to promote experience upgrading

via:博客园     time:2019/5/31 13:37:24     readed:324

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Wang Haifeng joined Baidu in January 2010, serving as senior scientist, chief scientist of basic technology, vice president and senior vice president. For Baidu, we have set up Natural Language Processing Department, Internet Data Research and Development Department, Recommendation Engine and Personalization Department, Multimedia Department, Picture Search Department, Voice Technology Department and so on.

In the first half of 2013, Haifeng, as executive director, assisted in the creation of Baidu Institute of Deep Learning (IDL). In 2014, Haifeng transferred to the search business group as deputy general manager, responsible for search, information flow, mobile phone Baidu, Du and other user products, as well as Natural Language Processing, knowledge map and other basic technology. Haifeng set up AIG in March 2017 and led TG and AIG at the end of 2018. It is in charge of Baidu's artificial intelligence technology and basic technology, such as algorithm, computing, data, security and so on.

According to public data, Baidu has promoted or introduced nine senior executives in the past year, including Senior Vice President of Mobile Ecology Group Shen Jie and Vice President of Intelligent Life Group Jingkun. At the same time, a number of senior executives have joined the retirement plan.

The following is the full text of the internal letter:

Hello, Baidu classmates!

In order to further build and consolidate the company's core technological advantages, unswervingly promote product and user experience upgrading, release technology dividends, and promote industrial intelligence change, the company decided to appoint senior vice president Wang Haifeng as chief technology officer (CTO) of Baidu Group from now on, and he will continue to serve as general manager of AIG technology platform system (AIG) and basic technology system (TG). Person in charge.

Haifeng joined Baidu in January 2010, serving as senior scientist, chief scientist of basic technology, vice president and senior vice president. For Baidu, we have set up Natural Language Processing Department, Internet Data Research and Development Department, Recommendation Engine and Personalization Department, Multimedia Department, Picture Search Department, Voice Technology Department and so on. In the first half of 2013, Haifeng, as executive director, assisted in the creation of Baidu Institute of Deep Learning (IDL).

In 2014, Haifeng transferred to the search business group as deputy general manager, responsible for search, information flow, mobile phone Baidu, Du and other user products, as well as Natural Language Processing, knowledge map and other basic technology. Haifeng set up AIG in March 2017 and led TG and AIG at the end of 2018. It is in charge of Baidu's artificial intelligence technology and basic technology, such as algorithm, computing, data, security and so on.

In addition, Haifeng is the first Chinese president of ACL, the most influential international academic organization in the field of natural language processing. He is also the only ACL member from mainland China and the founding president of AACL of ACL Asia-Pacific Branch in July 2018. Haifeng has won one second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, four first prizes of provincial and ministerial science and technology progress, and one silver prize of Chinese patent. He is the only winner of the first National Innovation Competition Award from the Internet industry, and the only winner of the first Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Outstanding Contribution Award. He enjoys the special allowance of the State Council.

Haifeng has always been adhering to the spirit of pragmatism, innovation and responsibility to the end, focusing on enhancing the core competitiveness of Baidu technology and its transformation to application, while focusing on the training of team talents and echelon construction. It is Baidu's technical leader and outstanding leader who has trained for many years, and an excellent representative of Baidu's simple and dependable culture.

Technology is the firm belief of Baidu, which shapes today's Baidu and forms our powerful technology gene. Facing the future, we also firmly believe that the only solution to all the difficulties and challenges is innovation, especially technological innovation. This is the responsibility entrusted to us by the times and the opportunity we must seize.

Robin

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