Lin Congying was born in Hong Kong. Lin Congying is chairman of men's apparel retailer Joeone. He debuts on Forbes World's Billionaires list after an IPO in May 2011 on the Shanghai Stock Exchange that raised $413 million. Lin has prospered from double-digit growth in China's retail spending. Sales in the first nine months of 2011 rose 32% to $238 million. The company has approximately 3,000 stores in China. Lin holds and an executive MBA from Xiamen University.