Opening Keynote: Faculty Summit 2014


July 14, 2014


Harry Shum, executive vice president of Microsoft’s Technology and Research group, opens the Faculty Summit by highlighting major efforts at Microsoft Research. Two of significance are the integration of Microsoft Academic Search into Bing with Cortana (Microsoft’s new personal digital assistant), and major improvements in computer vision via deep learning techniques.


  • Portrait of Harry Shum

    Harry Shum

    Executive Vice President, Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research Group