William Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: ReutersWilliam Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: Reuters
William Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: Reuters

‘China’s Elon Musk’, billionaire brains behind start-ups attracting money from Tencent, Baidu and Lenovo – who is William Li, CEO of electric vehicle company Nio?

Born on a dairy farm, William Li Bin attended Peking University, founded his first IT start-up at the age of 21 and like the boss of Tesla, has gone on to make investments in dozens of IT and automotive ventures

Topic |   Electric cars
William Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: ReutersWilliam Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: Reuters
William Li Bin, CEO of Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio, rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s initial public offering in September, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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