Chairman and Founder of Xpeng Motors
He received his bachelor’s from the South China University of Technology in 1999. In 2004, he co-founded Chinese mobile internet software and services provider UCWeb. In 2014, He both founded and invested in Xpeng Motors (short for Xiaopeng Motors). After UCWeb was acquired by Alibaba in 2014, he served as president of UCWeb and of the Alibaba Mobile Business Group, chairman of Ali Games and president of Tudou successively. In August 2017, he left Alibaba to join Xpeng Motors full-time as chairman.
China / Guangzhou , China
Fresh from NYSE-listing, raising almost $1.5bn, Xpeng Motors has outperformed market expectations amid Covid-19 economic slump and deteriorating US-China relations.