FXPAL is a leading multimedia research lab established by Fuji Xerox in 1995

The lab is wholly owned by Fuji Xerox, a market leader of enterprise communication tools and services in the Asia Pacific region of the world. FXPAL researchers are charged with performing basic research to discover and invent new technologies to improve business and society. In addition to producing prototypes and intellectual property for Fuji Xerox, FXPAL researchers also contribute significantly to the scientific community, through publication of their work in scientific journals and conferences, serving on scientific boards and committees, organizing and hosting technical events and talks, contributing technologies to the open source community.

FX Palo Alto Laboratory, Inc. (FXPAL) is an advanced research and development laboratory located in Northern California’s Silicon Valley and is one of the world’s leading laboratories for multimedia and communication technology.

Executive Staff

Board of Directors

Haruhiko Yoshida — Deputy President, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. (Chairman)
Yasuaki Onishi — President and CEO, FXPAL ; Corporate Vice President, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Hirotsugu Kashimura — General Manager, Incubation Center, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Lawrence A. Rowe — Executive Consultant, FXPAL
Lynn Wilcox — CTO, FXPAL


Haruhiko Yoshida — Chairman
Yasuaki Onishi — President and CEO
Lynn Wilcox — CTO
Tsutomu Abe — Corporate Secretary
Chikako Konohana — CFO
Ram Sriram — Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Ali Sherkat — Vice President of Information Systems, Facilities and HR

Research Staff

FXPAL research scientists and staff have multi-disciplinary backgrounds including:

Affective Computing
Collaborative Systems
Computer Vision
Content Personalization
Distributed Systems
Document Engineering
Human-Computer Interaction
Machine Learning
Media Analysis
Media Management
Multimedia Systems
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods
Security and Privacy
Sensing and Perception
Social Media Analysis