Dr. Danfeng Li is a seasoned technology leader with 15+ years’ experience of applying machine learning and data mining to real world problem, leveraging big data in a variety of areas including structured and unstructured search, rank and relevance, behavioral targeting and online advertising, retail and marketing, credit/debit card and online banking fraud detection, and risk management.
Dr. Li is currently a director in Alibaba group. He oversees the web/mobile analytics team, which provides business intelligence and predictive analysis solutions for webpages, mobile apps and smart devices. Before he joined Alibaba, Dr. Li was a principal development lead in Microsoft. He also worked at Opera Solutions, Yahoo and Fico. Dr. Li received his Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and bachelor degree from Tsinghua University.