Congcong Li is a Director of Engineering at Waymo where she leads a team in Perception that develops solutions to understand the semantics of objects and the holistic scene as well as delivering tools to improve data efficiency and quality throughout the entire Waymo data funnel. Prior to that, Congcong worked at Google to develop image understanding algorithms to improve Google products such as Image Search and Photos. Congcong has been excelled in the fields of computer vision and machine learning, with 20+ papers in top conferences and journals and 1000+ citations. Congcong holds a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Cornell University, and a M.S. in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a B.S. and M.S. in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University.