He could have stayed in the U.S. Instead, unlike many of his predecessors, he flew home to China and began his influences in the world-wide-web. We are referring to his search engine and company, Baidu. Baidu is the most popular Chinese search engine which even supersedes Google's influence in this part of the world.
Robin Li may have been criticized for many things but I do believe he has made the world a better place for some 1.5 billion Chinese both in China and the world! He also proves that one doesn't have to be an American to be highly successful! He lives the dream of many Chinese youths and entrepreneurs! Both fluent in English and Chinese, Robin Li is one of the most successful person in China!
The very best of both worlds can be found in Robin Li (李彦宏) alone. Other than Lang Lang (郎朗）, Robin Li is the latest hot icon in China. Many of the readers here may not be familiar with who he is unless you are in IT field. So, I'll try to do a proper introduction. Robin Li is the founder & CEO of the largest search engine in China (& also largest Chinese site in the world). Baidu.com (百度) is the name of the site. Baidu accounts for about 70% or possibly even more of the Chinese … more
Founder of biggest Chinese search engine, Baidu.com which was listed on Nasdaq in 2005.
Robin Li (simplified Chinese: 李彦宏; pinyin: Lǐ Yànhóng) (1968 –) is a Chinese entrepreneur.
The fourth of five children, he grew up during China's Cultural Revolution. Li studied information management at Peking University and the State University of New York, Buffalo. In 2000 he founded Baidu with Eric Xu (徐勇). He has been the CEO of Baidu since January 2004, which was listed in NASDAQ in August 2005.