Lei Jun was bornon 16 December 1969 in Beijing, China, China, is Founder and CEO, Xiaomi. Lei Jun is #219 in List Billionaires People In The World. Lei Jun cofounded and chairs Xiaomi, a privately-held firm that is one of the largest Chinese smartphone makers. Xiaomi once led China's smartphone market, but lost market share amid fierce competition from rivals Oppo and Huawei. The departure of Hugo Barra as Xiaomi's point man for international sales in January 2017 was a setback to its overseas business. Lei has investments in Chinese social gaming company YY and Hong Kong-listed software firm Kingsoft.
In 2017, Lei Jun has an estimated net worth of US$6
In 2014, he was named Businessman Of The Year by Forbes Asia
In 2013, he was named one of the 11 most powerful business people in Asia by Fortune as well as most notable entrepreneur by BAZAAR Men’s Style
In 2012, he was selected by China Central Television as one of the top 10 business leaders of the year
On 6 April 2010, Lei Jun founded Xiaomi Inc, a technology company that manufactures smartphones, mobile apps, and other consumer electronics
On 20 December 2007, he resigned as president and CEO of Kingsoft for "health reasons"
In 2003, he was named an honorary professor at the Zhengzhou Institute of Engineering
In 1998, he was named an honorary professor at Wuhan University, his alma mater, where there is also a scholarship in his name
In 1992, Lei joined Kingsoft as an engineer, becoming the CEO of the company in 1998 and leading it towards an IPO
In 1987, he graduated from MianYang Middle School and began attending Wuhan University, where he completed all credits within two years and graduated with a BA in computer science
Lei was born on 16 December 1969 in Xiantao, Hubei, China