Ruihua Song is a lead researcher in Microsoft Research Asia, located in Beijing, China. She received M.S. from Tsinghua University in 2003 and Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010. She worked for Microsoft since 2003. Her research interests include short text conversation and generation, social and mobile computing, information retrieval and information extraction. Dr. Song has published more than 40 papers and served top conferences such as SIGIR, SIGKDD, CIKM, WWW, WSDM as PCs or Senior PCs. She also proposed and organized NTCIR Intent tasks and serves EVIA2013 and 2014 as chairs.