Mr. Jun Lei
Mr. Jun Lei is the chairman of the Board and a non-executive Director. Mr. Lei co-founded Xiaomi Corporation (HKEx: 1810) with other partners in 2010, and currently is an executive director, the chairman, the CEO and a member of the remuneration committee of Xiaomi Corporation. He joined Kingsoft Group in 1992 and has held various senior positions in Kingsoft Group, including the chairman of the board since July 2011, a non-executive director since August 2008, an executive director between July 1998 and August 2008, and the chief executive officer between 1998 and December 2007. Since December 2011, Mr. Lei has served as a director of Kingsoft Office (SSE STAR Market: 688111).
Mr. Lei graduated from Wuhan University (武漢大學) in July 1991 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He has been a member of the board of Wuhan University since November 2003.
Mr. Lei was elected as one of the top 10 economic personages of China in 2017 and one of 100 outstanding private entrepreneurs on the 40th anniversary of the China’s reform and opening-up. In 2020, Mr. Lei was honored with the title of “National Advanced Individual of Private Economy Fighting against COVID-19”, title of “Beijing Model Worker” and title of “Outstanding Entrepreneur in the 30th Anniversary of Capital Market”. In 2021, Mr. Lei was awarded the 11th “China Charity Award” by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, ranked first in Forbes “2021 China’s Best CEO List” and was selected as one of the “Top 10 News Figures of China’s Private Economy in 2021”. In November 2022, Mr. Lei ranked third in the “HENGCHANG SHAOFANG Hurun China Philanthropy List 2022” with a total donation of RMB14.5 billion.
Mr. Lei is also a famous angel investor in China.