Jia Li is a research scientist at Yahoo! Research. Her research interests are computer vision, social network analysis, machine learning and multimedia analysis. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. She is the leader of the OPTIMOL team, which won the first prize in the Semantic Robotics Vision Challenge in 2007. She served as the volunteers chair in CVPR 2010 and travel funding committee for ACM Multimedia Systems 2014. She co-organized the 1st IEEE workshop on Visual Scene Understanding (ViSU) in conjunction with CVPR 2009 as well as the Fine-Grained Challenge at ICCV 2013.