Baidu’s CTO Yinan Li Resigns

People’s Daily reports that Li Yinan, the Chief Technology Officer of Baidu, has resigned, ten days after the resignation of the company’s COO:

According to insider, Baidu CTO Li Yinan will soon will officially announce leaving Baidu for” personal reasons”, but the person did not give out Li’s plans after leaving, while successor for the post is also uncertain.

As an experienced research and development leader, Li has abundant experience in the information technology industry. Before joining Baidu, Li served as chief telecommunications scientist and vice president at Huawei Technologies, China’s largest private telecom gear maker. In that position, he oversaw the development of 3G mobile chipsets.

January 18, 2010 12:17 AM
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