Dr. Tao Qin (秦涛) is a Senior Principal Research Manager in Machine Learning Group, Microsoft Research Asia. His research interests include machine learning (with the focus on deep learning and reinforcement learning), artificial intelligence (with applications to language understanding and computer vision), game theory and multi-agent systems (with applications to cloud computing, online and mobile advertising, ecommerce), information retrieval and computational advertising.He is a senior member of ACM and IEEE, and an Adjunct Professor (PhD advisor) in the University of Science and Technology of China.