Lei Jun, aged 53, received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Wuhan University in July 1991. He is Executive Director, Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Group. He is responsible for the overall strategy, culture and key products of the Group. He also oversees the senior management team.
As a renowned technology entrepreneur in China, Lei Jun joined Kingsoft Corporation Limited in 1992 and has held several senior positions, including Chairman of the Board since July 2011, Non-Executive Director since August 2008 and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to December 2007. Since December 2011, Lei Jun has served as Director of the Board at Beijing Kingsoft Office Software, Inc. And in April 2015, he was named Chairman of the Board at Kingsoft Cloud Holdings Limited.
In 2000, Lei Jun founded joyo.com, an online retailing platform, which was acquired by Amazon in 2004. Meanwhile, as an angel investor, Lei Jun has also invested in various innovative businesses including JOYY Inc. and UCWeb.