• Kai-Fu Lee

    Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures

    Kai-Fu Lee is the Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures, a US$2 billion venture capital firm investing in Chinese technology companies, also the President of Sinovation’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. Prior to founding Sinovation Ventures in 2009, Dr. Lee was the President of Google China and previously held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. He has a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence in 1988 from Carnegie Mellon University and honorary Ph.D.s from Carnegie Mellon University and City University of Hong Kong. Altogether Dr. Lee has been in AI research, development, and investment for more than 30 years. He is the author of seven top-selling books in Chinese, and has over fifty million followers on social media. His new book “AI Superpowers” published in September 2018 explains how China and Silicon Valley will change the world order from a technologist perspective.


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