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Matt Scott


Matt Scott is Co-Founder and CTO of Malong Technologies, an award-winning artificial intelligence startup based in China. The company produces leading computer vision technologies for the retail and medical industries. Matt has 15+ years R&D experience in computer vision and machine learning.
He is a Senior Member of the IEEE (SMIEEE), has published 70+ patents, and over a dozen research papers in top scientific conferences and journals, including cover featured articles in the Proceedings of the IEEE and IEEE Computer. At CVPR 2017, Matt and his team won first place in the WebVision Challenge, a worldwide computer vision contest from Google.
In 2014, Matt co-founded Malong Technologies with CEO Dinglong Huang. The company now has 150+ employees and recently completed a B-Round of venture capital funding led by Softbank in China. Accenture also chose Malong as its first investment in China, as part of a strategic alliance announced in July 2018. Matt leads the R&D efforts of the company creating state-of-the-art computer vision technology and products. Malong was selected as a 2018 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum.
Prior to Malong, he was at Microsoft for 10 years, working as a senior research development lead at Microsoft Research on computer vision, machine learning, and NLP. In 2018, Matt was recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business in China. His work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New York Times, the Financial Times, PBS Nightly News, CNBC, and The Discovery Channel, among other media.
Matt is a proud alumnus of Boston University