Liangliang Cao is a research scientist at Google. His research interests include computer vision, speech and language, multimedia, and Cloud AI. Before joining Google, he worked as a co-founder of HelloVera, and earlier a senior scientist at Yahoo Labs and a research staff member at IBM Watson Research Center. He won the 1st place of ImageNet LSVRC Challenge in 2010. He is a recipient of ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award.