About Us

Our Story


Sea Limited (NYSE: SE) is a leading global consumer internet company founded in Singapore in 2009. Our mission is to better the lives of consumers and small businesses with technology. We operate three core businesses across digital entertainment, e-commerce, as well as digital payments and financial services, known as Garena, Shopee, and SeaMoney, respectively. Garena is a leading global online games developer and publisher. Shopee is the largest pan-regional e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan. SeaMoney is a leading digital payments and financial services provider in Southeast Asia.


Sea AI Lab

Sea AI Lab (SAIL) is committed to advancing technology to drive the development of the digital economy across our regions.

SAIL is focused on exploring and developing long-term insights and technologies related to Sea’s existing businesses and new opportunities beyond. It also aims to attract and collaborate with top talent in artificial intelligence.

Dr. Yan Shuicheng leads SAIL as Sea’s Group Chief Scientist. Dr. Yan is a leading expert in the field of artificial intelligence, with a particular focus on computer vision, machine learning, and multimedia analysis. He is an ACM Fellow and Fellow of Academy of Engineering Singapore.


SAIL Leadership


Dr. Yan Shuicheng

Dr. Yan Shuicheng is currently director of Sea AI Lab (SAIL) and group chief scientist of Sea. He is a Fellow of Academy of Engineering, Singapore, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow. His research areas include computer vision, machine learning and multimedia analysis. Till now, he has published over 600 papers in top international journals and conferences, with H-index 117. He had been among “Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers” in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020.

Dr. Yan’s team has received winner or honorable-mention prizes for 10 times of two core competitions, Pascal VOC and ImageNet (ILSVRC), which are deemed as “World Cup” in the computer vision community. Also his team won over 10 best paper or best student paper prizes and especially, a grand slam in ACM MM, the top conference in multimedia, including Best Paper Award, Best Student Paper Award and Best Demo Award.


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