Netego, Growth Ranking, Analytics Org, Growth Infrastructure, Growth Engineering, Ads Ranking, Feed+Ads+Ego
As an engineering leader at Facebook, Junfeng leads the company's ads ranking and later on, user ranking. He is proud to have designed, built, and spearheaded the growth of large-scale machine learning algorithms and systems for ads ranking, user engagement and growth optimization at Facebook.
Prior to joining Facebook, Junfeng led ads quality projects in Google where he received the company-wide Executive and Management Group (a.k.a OC) award for the achievement. He was a visiting scholar in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his Ph.D. from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Junfeng published many papers in top-tier conferences and journals in IEEE, ACM and AAAI societies. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is a Co-Chair, a (Senior) Program Committee for more than 40 conferences and a regular reviewer for over ten academic journals. In 2005, he was awarded the Precision, Performance and Creativity Awards at the ACM Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) Cup. Most recently he was featured in an interview in the magazine American Scientist in 2013.