Richard Liu Qiangdong is one of Beijing’s biggest businessmen, entrepreneurs, and also one of their most popular philanthropists. Richard Liu Qiangdong owns JD.com which is valued at an estimated amount of $12 billion – making Richard Liu Qiangdong one of the giants in the business of e-commerce. Richard Liu Qiangdong is a self-made business success founded on tenacity, perseverance, hard work and resiliency.
Because of Qiangdong’s success in selling other goods online, Richard Liu Quiangdong has now been ranked by Business of Fashion as a top 500 “Most Influential Person In The Fashion Space”. Fashion is, of course, a $2.4 trillion market on its own.
JD.com now has over hundreds of millions of active subscribers that depend on JD.com for their shopping needs. JD.com also makes sure that they are updated with the latest technologies and they also innovate their own technology. Moreover, JD.com is known for their environmental efforts, their sustainability initiatives and having the JD Giving Program which is focused on over 600 charity programs helping millions of people around the world.
Like any other business, JD.com and Richard Liu Qiangdong had very humble beginnings. Richard Liu Qiangdong came from a very small town in Jiangsu, China – and his early life was very traditional and typical for the Chinese family in the region. Richard Liu Qiangdong’s family was business inclined, and so Richard Liu Qiangdong had the business blood running through his veins. Interestingly, Richard Liu Qiangdong did not take a business program initially when he attended the People’s University of China.
After Richard Liu Qiangdong finished his college degree, he then went on to study again and gaining his Executive Master’s in Business Administration in an international school. Whilst all of this was happening, Richard Liu Qiangdong has taken it upon himself to self-learn programming, computer coding and other subjects concerning computer science – because Richard Liu Qiangdong knows that in the future, technology and date will run the world. Read This Article for related information.
Before venturing into the business world after college, Richard Liu Qiangdong affiliated himself with Japan Life and secured his first job there. In Japan Life, Richard Liu Qiangdong will excel in the company until he ends up being Japan Life’s Director of Computers, and he has his self-learning initiatives to thank for his computer skills. After acquiring related knowledge and experience in Japan life, he left the company in order to start his own business – which we will ultimately know as JD.com.