Honorary Member, China Entrepreneur Club
Chairman of the Board, Legend Holdings Corporation
Founder, Lenovo Group Limited
Mr. Liu Chuanzhi graduated from the Xi’an Military telecommunication Engineering Institution (currently Xidian University) in China in 1966. He is recognized as one of the most influential business leaders in China. In 1984, eleven researchers including Liu Chaunzhi started their business in a less-than-20-square-meter bungalow of Computing Institute under the Chinese Academy of Science. Under the leadership of Liu Chuanzhi, Legend Holdings has become a leading investment conglomerate in China, and has nurtured a number of outstanding enterprises.
Starting from the IT industry in 1984, Legend Holdings has gone through the development of over three decades, and now it is one of the largest diversified investment groups. It built up an innovative business model of “strategic investments + financial investments” with synergy between the two-wheel-drive businesses to acquire, build, and manage the outstanding investment portfolio with high potential.
Mr. Liu Chuanzhi is often recognized as the “Godfather of Chinese private business”. He received numerous recognitions and awards domestically and abroad, such as Top 25 Most Influential Leaders in Business list (The magazine of Time), Entrepreneur for the World Award (World Entrepreneur Forum), CNBC 15th Asia Business Leaders Awards – Lifetime Achievement Award and so on.