Dr. Ke Xu got the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering Department from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2000 and 2003, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree with Outstanding Award from the Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007. He was also the Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2009.
He served various senior roles as Staff/Algorithm Engineer, Chip Architect, Research Scientist, in different companies from startups to Fortune 500 such as IBM and Qualcomm, in China, Canada, and the USA. As key R &D member for Snapdragon 810/820/835 development in Qualcomm headquarter in San Diego, he was in charge of artificial intelligence/computer vision system, virtual/augmented reality, and image and video processing system design. He joined ZTE Microelectronics in 2015 as AI Chief Scientist and Director of Engineering, where he is in charge of AI, autonomous driving, AR/VR, and multimedia chip designs. He led an R&D group of more than 100 engineers with tens of technical experts. He developed several multimedia SoCs including smartphone, IPTV, IPC with advanced 28nm technology. He is also the Researcher in the State Key Laboratory of Mobile Network and Mobile Multimedia Technology. He founded the Chengdu R&D center and expanded from 0 to around 50 employees.