Visa Research Labs is expanding its research and development capabilities globally. Visa Research Labs will focus on applied science and deep research.
To facilitate the expansion Visa has hired Min Wang as Senior Vice President of Visa Research Labs.
Wang is a renowned technology research scientist and holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Science from Duke University, and a M.S. and B.S. in Computer Science from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. She joins Visa from Google Research where she was a Senior Staff Research Scientist focused on data mining. She also held senior staff research roles at HP Labs China and at the Unified Data Analytics Department at the IBM Watson Research Center.
Visa’s expansion of technology research is part of a global strategy to increase its technology footprint and establish technology and innovation centers in key markets. The company has also recently launched a global recruitment program to attract tech talent to Visa and plans to create an additional 2,000 full-time technologist positions.
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