Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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ByteDance’s founder Zhang Yiming to step down as CEO, the third Chinese tech billionaire to throw in the towel in their prime

  • After founding the company in 2011, founder Zhang Yiming takes a step back from his day-to-day responsibilities
  • Liang Rubo, co-founder and current head of human resources, will take over the CEO position by the end of the year

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Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
Zhang Yiming, founder of Beijing ByteDance Technology, at the company's headquarters in Beijing on Thursday, August 17, 2017. Photo: Bloomberg
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