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Baidu CEO – Robin Li

Robin Li (Li Yanhong) and Eric Xu are the two Founders of the Chinese search engine giant and online services and products company Baidu. Founded in 2000, Baidu is said to be the first company from China that was indexed in NASDAQ-100 in 2007. As Baidu CEO, Robin has been successful in taking his internet company to the position where it forms a part of the three fastest-growing tech giants in China ‘BAT’. BAT stands for Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. Started from humble beginnings, Robin features on Forbes lists’ of Powerful People and Billionaires 2018. (Keep reading this wiki to get more details such as age, net worth, and email address)

When he was working at IDD in 1996, he had developed a search engine algorithm for page ranking called Rankdex. His product was granted the U.S. patent.

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Robin Li Baidu CEO

Baidu Competitors

In the internet products and services space, Baidu faces competition from:

  1. Alibaba
  2. Tencent

Salary & Net Worth – Investors, Funding, & Valuation

Baidu Founder Robin is estimated to have a net worth of 14.7 Billion USD. His salary details will be made available soon. His company’s valuation reportedly stands at 60 Billion USD. According to media reports, the Chinese search engine giant raised around 26.2 million USD in funding before it turned public in the year 2005.

The company’s’ investors will be mentioned soon.

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Career & Education – Company, University, & College                                  

Before founding Baidu, Li was serving Infoseek as a staff engineer from 1997 to 1999. Prior to that, from 1994 to 1997, he worked as a Programmer at Dow Jones and Company’s New Jersey division, IDD Information Services. He was responsible for building an online platform for The Wall Street Journal and developing better search engine algorithm.

Robin went to Peking University for a bachelor’s degree in Information Management. After that, he attended The State university of New York at Buffalo to earn a doctorate degree in Computer Science. He completed his Master’s degree in the field and did not pursue PhD.

Contact Robin Li – Email Address | Twitter | LinkedIn

Robin’s LinkedIn profile is available here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robin-li-00864. To contact over email try [email protected].

Wiki Trivia on Robin Li – Age, Wife, Family, & More

Baidu CEO Robin Li (age 52) was born on 17 November 1968 in Shanxi Province, China. Li has four sisters. He parents worked in a factory. Li’s wife Dongmin “Melissa” Ma works in his company Baidu. The couple with their 4 children is settled in Beijing, China.

As an aside, Li met the CTO of Infoseek (a Disney company) William Chang by chance and got a job offer for building a search engine for the company. Later, Li quit his job to start up his own search engine company with other Founder Eric Xu, who was well-connected in Silicon Valley. In 2005, Baidu went public and Li’s net worth rose to over 900 million USD.

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