Xiao is currently a senior software engineer in mobile vision team in Google Research. His primary focus is in image classification, embedding, localization and their applications. Xiao got his PhD from a joint program between Tsinghua University and Microsoft Research. He worked in wall street briefly on machine learning based trading strategies before joining Google. Xiao published several papers in CVPR and ICCV (including two orals presentations). He's a reviewer for several top conferences and transactions. He co-organized the FGVC workshop in CVPR 2017.