Person Overview

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President, Online Services Group at Microsoft
Past:
Executive Vice President of Engineering for Search and Search Marketing at Yahoo!, Research Staff Member at IBM
Education:
Carnegie Mellon University, Fudan University, Fudan University

Detailed Description

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Dr. Qi Lu works for Microsoft as president of the Online Services Group. Dr. Lu leads Microsoft’s efforts in search and online advertising and all the company’s online information and communications services. Dr. Lu reports directly to Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer.

Dr. Qi Lu has also served as executive vice president of engineering for Search and Advertising Technology Group at Yahoo where he leads development efforts around Yahoo's Web search and monetization platforms.

Prior to joining Yahoo in 1998, Dr. Lu was a Research Staff Member at IBM Almaden Research Center. Before that, Dr. Lu worked at Carnegie Mellon University as a Research Associate, and at Fudan University in China as a faculty member. He holds 20 U.S. patents, and received his B.S. and M.S. in computer science from Fudan University and his Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.

Experience (3)

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    Microsoft

    President, Online Services Group
    2008
  • C187156ec70bbfdaa955acbb559c3389

    Yahoo!

    Executive Vice President of Engineering for Search and Search Marketing
    Nov, 2006 - Aug, 2008
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    IBM

    Research Staff Member
    1996 - Jan, 1998

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