Time and Location
Registration: 3:30-4:00 pm
Talk and Q&A: 4:00-5:00 pm
Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)
Registration and Fees
The language of the event will be Chinese.
Lei Jun is a renowned technology entrepreneur and angel investor in China. Mr. Lei founded Xiaomi Corporation in 2010, where he is Chairman and CEO. He is also Chairman and co-founder of Kingsoft Corporation, which he successfully brought public in 2007. Mr. Lei founded Shunwei Ventures in 2011 and is currently its Founding Partner and Chairman.
Mr Lei's "Philosophy of the Internet" can be summed up as follows - Focus, Strive for Perfection, Loyalty, Speed. With this overarching philosophy, Mr Lei has reshaped the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape through Xiaomi's smartphones, TV box, television, and routers, etc. With his investments in dozens of startups to populate the Xiaomi ecosystem, he is a staunch advocate for transformation and upgrading of Chinese manufacturing industry.
In 2015, Mr Lei was the only Chinese entrepreneur selected by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the Year and was described as “China’s Phone King”. In the same year, Mr Lei was named one of The World's 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune magazine. He also won the Asia Society’s 2015 Asia Game Changer Award. In 2013, Mr Lei was named CCTV China Economic Person of the Year.