Mei-Yuh Hwang received her PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1994. She majored in acoustic modeling for speech recognition, learning from Dr. Raj Reddy, Kai-Fu Lee, and Xuedong Huang. She had worked at Microsoft, U.S. and China, for 18 years, in speech recognition, machine translation, and language understanding. She led the science work behind Chinese Cortana during 2012-2016. She is now a VP of Engineering at Mobvoi U.S., pushing Mobvoi in AI technologies. She is also an affiliated professor at University of Washington.