Mo Tianquan was born in China. Mo Tianquan is executive chairman of SouFun Holdings, which runs China's largest real estate listing and search website. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Mo founded SouFun in 1999 and before that worked as an executive at Teleres, a venture of Dow Jones & Co. and AEGON US that provides online commercial real estate information services. In additional to SouFun, Mo's fortune includes self-invested real estate including property in the New York City area.