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Cheng Wei

Founder and CEO, Didi Chuxing
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Net worth 2018: $1.2 Billion
Industry: Service
Residence: Beijing, China
Country: China
BirthDay: 19 May 1983
Sigh: Gemini
BIOGRAPHY

Cheng Wei was bornon 19 May 1983 in Beijing, China, China, is Founder and CEO, Didi Chuxing. Cheng Wei is #1819 in List Billionaires People In The World. Cheng Wei chairs CEO ride-hailing firm Didi Kuaidi. Didi was formed in 2015 when Cheng's company Didi Dache merged with Alibaba-backed competitor Kuaidi Dache. Before founding Didi Dache, Cheng worked at Alibaba and was vice president for Alibaba's online payment service Alipay.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2016

$1 Billion

2018

$1.2 Billion

TIMELINE
2017

He was also selected on TIME’s 20 Most Influential People in Tech list, Vanity Fair's 2017 New Establishment list and Fortune's 40 under 40 list together with Jean Liu, President of DiDi

2016

In 2016:He was named Fortune's Businessperson of the Year and Forbes Asia's Businessman of the Year

2015

In 2015:He was named one of Fortune's Global "40 under 40" List of Chinese Business Leaders, and topped the China "40 under 40" together with Jean Liu

2014

In 2014, he hired Jean Liu(Liu Qing), a former Goldman Sachs Asia managing director as the COO of his company

2012

Since the company was founded in 2012, under the leadership of Cheng Wei and Jean Liu, DiDi has grown to become one of the world’s highest valued tech start-ups

2005

He soon found that the job was not quite what he had expected, and, about one year later, applied to join Alibaba as a sales person for its business-to-business e-commerce service in 2005

1983

Will was born in 1983 in Shangrao, a city located in the southeastern province of Jiangxi

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