Jiqiang Song

Vice President

Director, Intel Labs China

Research areas

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Edge Computing

  • Media Processing

  • Network & Communications Systems

  • Robotics



Dr. Jiqiang Song is the managing director of Intel Labs China (ILC) and has led the ILC team to deliver a series of impactful research results that directly support Intel’s growth areas of AI, RISC-V, Intelligent Edge, 5G, Autonomous Systems and Robotics. The results include direct technology transfers to Intel business units, as well as patents, reference platforms, and industry standards.

Jiqiang joined Intel in 2008 as the application research manager of Tsinghua-Intel Advanced Mobile Computing Center, a core member of creating the Intel Edison prototype, which was announced at CES in 2014 as Intel’s innovative product for the maker community. Most recently, he leads the ILC research teams' work on RISC-V architecture design and agile tool development; algorithms and applications for AI; system, and software and hardware platforms for intelligent edge.

Jiqiang holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science. Prior to Intel, he served as Postdoctoral Fellow of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Principal Engineer of Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, R&D Director of Beijing Simplnano Electronics Co., Ltd. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Distinguished Member of China Computer Federation. He has published more than 40 research papers in international journals and conferences and filed over 30 patents. Jiqiang is well respected in China academia and industry community, sitting on the executive committees of China Association of Automation and China Computer Federation. He is the leading technical spokesperson for Intel China, and the advisor of Intel China PE Community.