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Li Lu

Founder & Chairman

Himalaya Capital Management, LP

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Li Lu is the founder and Chairman of Himalaya Capital, a multi-billion-dollar investment firm that primarily focuses on long-term investment opportunities in Asia and the U.S.  He has been running the firm’s principal fund, Himalaya Capital Investors, LP, continuously since January 1, 1998.


Li Lu was born and raised in China. From 1990 to 1996, he attended Columbia University and earned three degrees simultaneously: a B.A. in Economics from Columbia College, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Mr. Li received the John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement from Columbia University in 2012, and became a member of the University’s Board of Trustees in 2017.


He has served on the boards of a number of companies and civic organizations. He was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum in 2001, and a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute in 1998. He is also a recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Human Rights Award from the Congressional Human Rights Foundation as well as the Reebok Human Rights Award. He is featured in the Family of Voices, a part of the ongoing twenty-year Exhibition, starting in 2017, “Many Voices, One Nation” at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.


He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, The Young Presidents Organization, Henry Crown Fellow, Pacific Council for International Relations and Committee of 100.



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