Bin Lin

President

Lin co-founded smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi with friend Lei Jun (also on this list) in 2010. The 47-year-old is a former top engineer with Microsoft and Google with a master’s degree in computer science from Drexel University. Besides “iPhone-killing” smartphones, Xiaomi also offers fitness trackers, smart home gadgets such as TVs, and even air purifiers. The company has overseas expansion plans to countries like India and in Latin America. 

Company:

Xiaomi

Net worth:

US$1.35 billion