Robin Li

CEO

The 45-year-old who founded the “Google of China” is in an alliance with Microsoft’s Bill Gates through their respective non-profit foundations to highlight the risks of secondhand smoke in China. Through his Baidu Foundation, Li also gave five million yuan and pledged Internet support after the 2013 Lushan earthquake. Most recently, he donated US$200,000 towards a data-mining lab at his alma mater in the US.

Company:

Baidu

Net worth:

US$13.7 Billion

Focus:

Health, education, disaster relief