Zhang Yiming, TikTok
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He enrolled at Nankai University in Tianjin, where he majored in microelectronics before changing to software engineering, and graduated in 2005.
Ren Zhengfei, Huawei
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Ren is on the list of the 100 most influential people according to the Times magazine.
Jack Ma, Alibaba
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Jack Ma is the founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba and Alipay stakeholder —an electronic payment portal. As of April 2020, Ma is the second-wealthiest person in China, with a net worth of $42.1 billion.
He was an English teacher in the past. Also he founded a company with friends in a small apartment in 1999.
Liu Chuanzhi, Lenovo
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The company was founded in Beijing in 1984. And now it sells products in 160 countries.
Lenovo is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the Hang Seng China-Affiliated Corporations Index, often referred to as "Red Chips".
Duan Yongping, VIVO
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Lei Jun, Xiaomi
The founder and CEO, has an estimated net worth of US$12.5 billion. Ranked 468th, Xiaomi is the youngest company on Fortune Global 500 list for 2019.
Huang Zhang, Meizu
The name consists of two parts: “Mei” means “following the trends”, and “Zu” means a group of people.
Ma Huateng, WeChat
WeChat appeared in 2011 and grew twice fast than WhatsApp. A year later, the service attracted 100 million users.
Cheng Han, Viva Video
Viva Video is the one of the most downloaded video editing app (over 500 million downloads). In the app, you can create videos and edit customizing background music.
Zhang Ruimin, Haier
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In recognition of his achievements in management innovation, Zhang Ruimin has received many awards from the international management field including "Inspired Leadership Award", "IMD Management Thought Leader", "Asia Brand Eternal Spiritual Leadership Award", "Dale Carnegie Leadership Award" and Fortune "The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders".
In 2015, Haier entered the list of World Brand Top 100 and was ranked No 1 in the global white goods industry.
The case of “Haier Culture Activating Stunned Fish” made its way into the case library of Harvard University and Zhang Ruimin became the first Chinese entrepreneur giving speech in Harvard.