Person Overview

Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO at Baidu
Staff Software Engineer at infoseek
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, Peking University



As the member of the CPPCC National Committee, Robin Li is the co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Baidu, Inc., and oversees the company’s overall strategy and business operations.

In the 11 years since founding Baidu with Eric Xu, Robin has turned the company into China’s largest search engine, with over 80% market share. Baidu also ranks as the second largest independent search engine in the world. In August 2005, Baidu got listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, and in December 2007 became the first Chinese company to be included in the NASDAQ-100 Index.

Prior to founding Baidu, Mr. Li worked as a staff engineer for Infoseek, a pioneer in the internet search engine industry, from July 1997 to December 1999. Mr. Li was a senior consultant for IDD Information Services from May 1994 to June 1997. In 1996, Robin developed the Rankdex site-scoring algorithm for search engine page ranking, which was... See More

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    Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO
    Dec, 1999
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    Staff Software Engineer
    1997 - Jan, 1999

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