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Speaker's Biography:

Jean Liu
President, DiDi Chuxing

Jean Liu is president of DiDi Chuxing, the world's leading mobile transportation platform based in China. Jean joined DiDi in 2014 from her previous position as a managing director at Goldman Sachs (Asia). In 2017, Forbes China named Jean to its list of Top Businesswomen. In 2016, Jean was featured in the Financial Times' Women of the Year list, and Fortune's Most Powerful Women International and Most Powerful Women in China lists. She was also recognized as one of the World's Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company and one of the 25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business by WIRED. In the same year, she ranked alongside Cheng Wei, founder, chairman and CEO of DiDi, on the WIRED 100 list and the Vanity Fair New Establishment list. Jean is a member of the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association Council, and a member of the Board of Directors of ONE Foundation. She earned her B.A. from Peking University and her M.S. from Harvard University, both in computer science.