Biomedical Informatics Entrepreneurs Salon: Peter Lee, PhD, Microsoft Research
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Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research
Dr. Peter Lee is Corporate Vice President, AI & Research, at Microsoft. He is responsible for incubating research projects that lead to new products and services. Past and current projects span a wide range of technology areas, including: deep neural networks for computer vision and the simultaneous language translation feature in Skype; new silicon and post-silicon computer architectures for Microsoft’s cloud; experimental under-sea datacenters; augmented-reality experiences for HoloLens and VR devices; digital storage in DNA; social chatbots XiaoIce and Tay; and healthcare innovation.
Before Microsoft, Dr. Lee held executive positions in both government and academia, including at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and at Carnegie Mellon University, where he was head of the computer science department and vice provost for research.