Founder & CEO
Dr. Hongwei Qi, our founder, firmly believed that large scale of high-quality training data can empower the application of artificial intelligence through the improvement of the accuracy of AI models and smart life will become reachable and reliable.
Prior to founding Datatang, Dr. Qi was a Visiting Scholar in Stanford University and got postdoctoral in the Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was a director of the research center for intelligent information processing in the NEC Labs China and was selected to be a leader of Beijing High Level Innovative and Entrepreneurial Talents Support Program.
Dr. Hongwei Qi led Datatang to land on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ).
Datatang joined with Tencent, Tsinghua University and China Computer Federation (CCF) held the 2021 Video Multi-Modal Recognition Challenge (VMR 2021).
Obtained ISO 27701 certification.
Datatang joined with Huawei, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Johns Hopkins University held the 2020 Accented English Speech Recognition Challenge & Workshop (AESRC 2020).
Datatang joined with dozens of Universities and Institutions and launched 14 open source datasets.
Obtained ISO 27701 and ISO 9001 certification.
Launched Datatang Japan Branch in Tokyo.
Launched open source 1,505 Hours-Mandarin Speech by Mobile Phone dataset.
Launched Baoding Data Processing Center.
Launched data labeling platform Data++.
Launched Hefei Data Processing Center.
Datatang’s off-the-shelf speech data reached 80,000 hours, computer vision data reached 200TB.
Announced Series B funding.
Datatang joined with Beijing Institute Of Big Data Research and developed unstructured databases.
Announced Series A funding.
Launched Datatang US branch in Silicon Valley, California.
Datatang was listed on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ: 831428) and became the first listed AI data service company in China.
Launched the Crowd Sourcing Platform.
Joined Microsoft Ventures Accelerator in China.
Announced Series Pre-A funding.
Launched Nanjing Data Processing Center
Datatang was founded in Beijing. The founding team hoped to power the innovation of AI technology and application by providing AI training data services.
Launched the official website www.datatang.com
Founder & CEO
Co-Founder & Chief Data Officer
Japan Country Manager
Head of Overseas Department
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