DeKai is a machine learning pioneer, whose career includes significant contributions to machine learning focused on the cognitive relationships between different languages. Wu pioneered the world’s first public web translation service in 1995 at HKUST, a predecessor of Google Translate and Yahoo’s Babelfish. In addition to his PhD from Berkeley in computer science with an emphasis on cognitive science, artificial intelligence and computational linguistics, Wu has an MBA from Kellogg (Northwestern University) and HKUST.