Dr Kai-Fu Lee is Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures. Dr Lee is also President of Sinovation’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. Prior to founding Sinovation Ventures in 2009, Dr Lee was President of Google China. Previously, he held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. He was selected as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine in 2013.
Dr Lee has a PhD in artificial intelligence in 1988 from Carnegie Mellon University, and honorary PhD from Carnegie Mellon University and City University of Hong Kong. He is the author of seven top-selling books in Chinese, and has over fifty million followers in social media.