Steven Hoi

Managing Director,
Salesforce Research Asia

Professor of Computer Science, SMU (on leave)

  • IEEE Fellow (2019) [ ENG | CHN ]

  • ACM Distinguished Member (2019)

  • Lee Kuan Yew Fellow (2018)

  • Lee Kong Chian Fellow (2016)

Research Interests:

  • Machine Learning: Deep Learning, Online Learning, etc

  • Computer Vision: Visual Recognition, Multimedia, etc

  • NLP: Text Classification, QA, Language and Vision, etc

  • Conversational AI: Voice, Dialogues, Multimodal Dialogues

  • Data Science: Data Mining, Recommender Systems, etc

Contact Info

  • Email: stevenhoi (at) | Linkedin | Twitter |

  • Mail: 5 Temasek Blvd, #13-01, Suntec Tower 5, Singapore 038985

Brief Bio:

Prof. Steven C.H. Hoi is currently the Managing Director of Salesforce Research Asia at Salesforce and oversees Salesforce's AI research and development activities in APAC. He is also the Professor of Computer Science (on leave) at the School of Computing and Information Systems, Singapore Management University. Formerly, he was a tenured Associate Professor of School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University, in 2002, and both his Master and PhD degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, in 2004 and 2006, respectively.