Richard Liu Qiangdong was born in 1973 in Suqian, China. He is an experienced internet entrepreneur and the initiator and Chief executive officer of Jingdong Mall. This mall, also known as JD.com is among the largest e-commerce company in China.
Richard Liu had an interest in politics when he was young and worked hard to become one after growing up. However, he had other interests as he was growing up, and gave up on political affairs. He is currently the Chinese billionaire and a prominent entrepreneur.
Richard Liu Qiangdong had interest in politics as said earlier. For this reason, he decided to join a prominent university which had significant relations with political gurus in China. Therefore, Richard Liu joined the Renmin University of China due to its various political endeavors.
In 1996, Richard Liu graduated with a degree in sociology from this University. Nevertheless, his political ambitions didn’t last long. Richard Qiangdong had a feeling that he would not get a first-class job with a degree in sociology. He, therefore, decided to take computer programming classes during his leisure time.
Richard Liu Qiangdong completed his programming course and graduated with EMBA from China Europe International Business School. Refer to This Article for more information.
Immediately after graduating from China Europe International Business School, Richard Liu Qiangdong was lucky enough to get his first job. He worked as a computers director and director for business in Japan Life Company for two years. This enterprise was dealing with health products.
Richard Liu decided to establish his own business with the savings skills and that he had acquired. He, therefore, started a shop called Jingdong in Beijing. The shop was dealing with magneto-optical products.
Due to his entrepreneurship ambitions, Richard Liu kept on expanding the business in different areas, and by 2003, he had 12 more stores in China. Richard Liu founded the JD.com Mall in 2004, where he was selling electronics and various consumer products. He is currently the CEO of JD.com which is worth $57.6 billion, and among the largest e-commerce enterprise in China.
Richard Liu has achieved so much as an e-commerce entrepreneur. In all his occupations, for instance, working in Japan life, Liu Qiangdong successfully served as computer director. Currently, his Jingdong Mall is outsmarting other e-commerce platforms in China.