Lin Bin, aged 53, is an Executive Director, a Co-founder and Vice Chairman. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee. Lin Bin currently holds directorships in various subsidiaries of the Group.
Lin Bin co-founded Xiaomi with Lei Jun in 2010. He served as President of Xiaomi until 2019 when he took the role of Vice Chairman of the Company. During the early phase of Xiaomi’s development, Bin was responsible for HR recruiting, legal and finance operation, strategic partnerships with key suppliers, and overseas market expansion in countries like India, Indonesia etc. As the company grew, Bin also oversaw the company’s domestic sales and marketing, after-sales services operations, and Xiaomi’s smartphone business.
Lin Bin had served as an Engineering Director at Google Inc. between 2006 and 2010. Before this, he had worked at Microsoft Corporation from 1995 to 2006 and served various roles such as Software Design Engineer (SDE), SDE Lead, SDE Manager, and Engineering Director. Prior to this, Lin Bin worked as a network engineer at ADP Inc. since May 1993.
Lin Bin has held numerous visiting and adjunct professorships, including visiting professor at Zhejiang University in 2002, visiting professor at Tongji University in 2002, adjunct professor at Nankai University from 2002 to 2005 and adjunct professor at Sun Yat-sen University from 2005 to 2008. He currently sits on the Board of Advisors of the Tufts University School of Engineering.
Lin Bin received a Bachelor of Science in Radio Electronics from Sun Yat-sen University in July 1990, and a Master of Science from Drexel University in June 1992.