Hao Li is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California, the Director of the Vision and Graphics Lab at the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, and the CEO/Co-Founder of Pinscreen, an LA-based startup that makes photorealistic avatars accessible to consumers. Hao's work in Computer Graphics and Computer Vision focuses on digitizing humans and capturing their performances for immersive communication, scalable 3D content creation, and telepresence in virtual worlds. His research involves the development of novel data-driven and deep learning algorithms for geometry processing. He is known for his seminal work in non-rigid shape alignment, real-time facial performance capture, hair digitization, and dynamic full body capture.