WHO WE ARE



LILY CHENG
 Advisor / SparkLabs Group
GM IN MICROSOFT RESEARCH (FUSE LABS)

Lili Cheng manages FUSE (Future Social Experiences) Labs, which collaborates with startups, academia, the art & design community, and other teams across Microsoft and the industry. FUSE is a multidisciplinary team which applies expertise to:
social networks & real-time systems
agents
social productivity: sharing economy & collective action
learning and education
social infrastructure

Prior to Microsoft, Lili worked in Apple Computer’s Advanced Technology Group, on the User Interface research team, where she focused on Quicktime Conferencing and Quicktime VR. Lili is also a registered architect; she worked in Tokyo and Los Angeles for Nihon Sekkei and Skidmore Owings and Merrill on commercial urban design and large-scale building projects. She has taught at NYU-Interactive Telecommunications as well as Harvard University.