Liu Qing (Chinese: 柳青; pinyin: Liǔ Qīng) or Jean Liu.
Liu was born in 1978 in Beijing, China. She is the daughter of Chinese businessman and Lenovo founder Liu Chuanzhi, and the granddaughter of Liu Gushu, a senior executive banker at the Bank of China. She received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Peking University, and a master’s degree in Computer Science at Harvard University. She received an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science from New York University.
Hoạt động và sự nghiệp
- Goldman Sachs alum Jean Liu joined rideshare startup Didi Chuxing in 2014, China’s largest mobile transportation platform.
- Didi is now in 400 cities across China and has been valued at $50 billion, making it one of the most valuable startups in the world.
- Liu won the turf war with Uber when she and Didi’s chairman, Cheng Wei, got Uber to sell its China operation
- What more, Liu has ensured that women are given opportunities to rise to the top at Didi. Women occupied 37% of its tech positions in 2017.
- The company cleared 1.4 billion rides last year alone, more than Uber has ever done.