Jean Liu

President, Didi Chuxing

Jean Liu is the President of Didi Chuxing, China’s largest mobile transportation platform. She worked at Goldman Sachs Asia for 12 years, becoming a managing director in 2012, before switching to Didi Dache serving as its Chief Operating Officer in July 2014.

She and her team are succeeding with innovative, big-data algorithms that aim both to improve the efficiency of Didi’s service and to ease the congestion on roadways. By analyzing commuter patterns the way oceanographers track the tides, Didi may help traffic jams go the way of the flip phone.

In 2017, Jean was named one of the 100 Most Influential People by TIME magazine, one of the World’s Most Powerful Women by Fortune magazine, and TIME’s 20 Most Influential People in Tech.

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