Kai-Fu Lee

Kai-Fu Lee

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee founded Innovation Works in September, 2009. Innovation Works is a business creation platform geared to create the next wave of Chinese high-tech companies and to mentor the next-generation of Chinese entrepreneurs. It is focused on Internet, Mobile Internet, and cloud computing. Prior to starting Innovation Works, Dr. Lee was the President of Google China. Previously, he held senior positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. Dr. Lee received his Ph.D.at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Lee is the author of five best-selling books in China, and has given speeches to about half a million students in China. Dr. Lee has an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the City University of Hong Kong. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He was selected by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2013.