Jean Liu is the President at Didi Chuxing, the world's leading mobile transportation platform based in China. Jean joined DiDi in July 2014 from her previous position as Managing Director at Goldman Sachs (Asia).
In 2017, Jean was named one of the 100 Most Influential People by Time, one of the world’s Most Powerful Women by Fortune, one of the world's Most Powerful Women in Tech by Forbes, one of the Top Businesswomen by Forbes China, an Asia Game Changer by Asia society and topped the Nikkei Asian Review's list of Agents of Change. She was selected on the Recode 100 list and Leaders League's Seven Powerful Women in Finance list. Together with Cheng Wei, founder and CEO of DiDi, she was also selected on Time's 20 Most Influential People in Tech list, Vanity Fair's 2017 New Establishment list and Fortune's 40 under 40 list. She was selected as a Co-Chair of the Summer Davos.
In 2016, Jean was featured in the Financial Times’ Women of the Year list. She was also selected as one of the Most Powerful Women International and the Most Powerful Women in China by Fortune. In the same year, she was recognized as one of the World’s Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company, and one of the 25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business by Wired. In China, the China Entrepreneurs Magazine included her on its Business Women of the Year list. Jean ranked alongside Cheng Wei on The Wired 100 List and Vanity Fair's 2016 New Establishment list. In the same year, she was named as one of the "50 Most Powerful Moms" by Working Mother.
In 2015, she was one of Fortune’s top five 2015 global 40 Under 40 business leaders, and topped Fortune’s 2015 China 40 Under 40 business leaders list together with Cheng Wei. Jean was also named one of China’s 25 Most Influential Business Women by Fortune and was one of China’s Most Influential Women by Women in China. In 2013 and 2015, she was named one of China’s Top Women Business Leaders by China Entrepreneurs Magazine.
Jean is a member of the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Alumni Association Council, and a member of the Board of Directors of ONE Foundation. Jean earned her B.A. from Peking University and her M.S. from Harvard University, both in Computer Science. Jean currently lives with her husband and three children in Beijing.