Issue: Lenovo adopts Motorola

Sure you have heard of Lenovo acquiring Motorola from Google, but what gives? Lenovo says its short-term quarterly earnings is going to hurt a bit. Well of course, Motorola is down and you not only acquire its name but its financial condition as well. Then again, what can Lenovo do for Motorola that Google wasn’t…

Jennifer Li, Baidu Chief Financial Officer

If you’re an internet regular then you must have heard of Baidu, otherwise known as China’s Google. And within its ranks come the 98th most powerful woman according to Forbes – Jennifer Li. Li, prior to joining Baidu as its Chief Financial Officer, came from General Motors’ financing arm GMAC where she actually spent her…

Yang Lan, Sun Media Group Chairperson

Eloquent and attractive – that’s how many would describe Yang Lan, Sun Media Group’s co-founder and chairperson. This is why she has been a household name in China for years as a leading TV host. Yang, actually, bursted into the national scene back in 1990 when she hosted Zheng Da Variety Show on CCTV leading…

Zong Qinghou, Wahaha Chairman

If you look at the company name alone, without real knowledge, you would think twice – Wahaha, which actually means “laughing children” in Mandarin, may even sound like a joke. But children’s laughter sure has that magnetic appeal that it has brought Zong Qinghou an estimated $12.6B as of September 2012 making him China’s richest…