Microsoft targeting Taiwan AI talent for recruitment

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/03/14
By: Jeffrey Wu and Kuan-lin Liu

Taipei, March 14 (CNA) Leading multinational tech company Microsoft is focusing on

Microsoft Taiwan’s President Sun Chi-kang (孫基康)/CNA file photo

recruiting artificial intelligence (AI) talent from Taiwan during its current recruitment season, a Microsoft Taiwan official said Wednesday.

Michael Chang (張仁烔), chief executive officer of the newly announced Microsoft AI research and development hub in Taiwan, explained that Microsoft is targeting AI talent in Taiwan because of the hard and soft skills that local students possess.

Not only are some Taiwanese skilled at data analysis and coding, but they are also insightful, creative and good team players, Chang continued.

The talent base in Taiwan is actually one of the main reasons Microsoft decided to base its AI research and development center here, he said.    [FULL  STORY]

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