Zhou is a technical innovator, actively seeking solutions to build and enhance real-world products. He is a founding member of Wormpex AI Research, the AI branch of BianLiFeng (便利蜂) a fast growing advanced convenience store chain in China backed by a global capital (which has opened over 1000 convenience stores from scratch within the past 2 years). At Wormpex AI research, we build state-of-the-art AI technologies to facilitate new retail logistics from storefronts, warehouses to manufacture. Before that, he has spent 3 wonderful years at Snap Research as a Senior Research Scientist, leading the effort of applying multimodal understanding to support Snap’s content monetization, content security, and creative content creation.