Co-Founder and CEO, Megvii
Qi Yin founded Megvii, short for megavision, with two friends from Tsinghua University, Wenbin Tang and Yang Mu, in 2011. Megvii owns the most advanced human face recognition technology, Face++. Its technology is widely used for online payments and other security areas. The company counts CITIC, PingAn Bank, Uber, Alibaba, Meitu and Vanke among its key clients.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Yin was a researcher and the director of a facial recognition project group at Microsoft Research Asia.
In 2016, Mr. Yin was included in Forbes Asia's 30 Under 30 List, and Megvii was ranked top in enterprise technology in Asia.
Mr. Yin graduated from Tsinghua University and earned a Master's degree in Computer Science from Columbia University.