Kai-Fu Lee

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Birthday
3, 1961
Birthplace
Taiwan
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Taiwan

About

Microsoft and Google executive. He also founded Innovation Works, a Chinese tech incubator. He became a national figure in his home country.

Before Fame

He started out at Apple, leading text-to-speech development. He then moved to Microsoft, then to Google where he was caught in the middle of a noncompete lawsuit.

Trivia

He started his $115-million venture capital fund in China. He took to social media to criticize the Chinese government for which he was promptly banned from the network Weibo for three days.

Family Life

His family was residing in Taipei, Taiwan, when he was born.

Associated With

He and Jonathan Ive, Apple's design guru, were both among Time magazine's most influential people of 2013.