Jia is currently leading the data science team at Grab in Singapore, developing AI technologies in fraud detection, identity verification, user safety, financial risk and personalizing ride hailing experience.

His interests are exploring the frontiers of AI technologies, extracting meaningful insights from data and creating social and business values. His focus is to make systems WORK.

Jia previously worked at Lenovo’s Machine Intelligence Lab, the first and now the largest AI lab in Huawei - Noah’s Ark Lab, and mobile ads team in Baidu. He have also co-founded two AI start-ups, one in generic AI solutions and the other one in computer vision.

He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from HKUST and bachelor in Automatic Control from Tsinghua University.