a newman-julis initiative
Kai-Fu Lee

Kai-Fu Lee is chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and president of Sinovation Ventures' Artificial Intelligence Institute. Previously, Lee was vice president of Google and President of Google China. He has also held executive positions at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. Lee received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University. He was the Vice Chairman of the Committee of 100, an elite group of Chinese Americans, and he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time in 2013.