Robin Li seen as a figure of calm. But make no mistake, he is not a citizen of China mostly. The 45-year-old man is the richest man in the Bamboo Curtain country, with total assets in the range of $ 12.2 billion in December 2013, according to research from Forbes.
Robin wealth thanks to the company he founded an online search engine, Baidu. Baidu to date sturdy become the largest search engine in China with a market share in the range of 64%. They succeed ‘kill’ Google in China, the market share is very low.
Indeed skyrocketing Baidu is not separated from the Chinese government policies that often block Google so that companies from the United States is very limited movement. But still rising Baidu also thanks to its quality, so that the Chinese people choose it as the main search engine.
Men who married and has 4 children were obviously proud of the achievement. Moreover, since 2007, Baidu became the first Chinese company entered the NASDAQ 100 index, one of the stock market index of the most respected.
Despite tremendous success, Li apparently still a big ambition. He had expressed his intention to become a global company, not just a champion alone.
“When the Chinese market stopped growing faster than any other country in the world, we will see out. The reason we focus here is China is the fastest growing markets we can access,” he said.