Li Gong is the President of Mozilla Corporation. Before his appointment he served as Mozilla Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer. Li is also the Chairman and CEO of the Mozilla subsidiary companies in China and Taiwan. He founded the Mozilla China Foundation in 2005, Mozilla Online in Beijing in 2007, and Mozilla Taipei in 2011.
Prior to joining Mozilla, Li was with Microsoft as General Manager of MSN in China and Vice President of the Microsoft China R&D Group. Before Microsoft, he was a Distinguished Engineer and also served in senior managerial positions at Sun Microsystems. Li was a Venture Partner and Head of the China Office for Bessemer Venture Partners. In addition, he participated (as co-founder, investor, and advisor) in a number of startups in the Silicon Valley and in China.
Li holds a B.S. and M.S. from the Tsinghua University in Beijing and a PhD from the University of Cambridge, all in computer science. Li has 18 issued US patents and co-authored three books (published by Addison Wesley and O’Reilly).
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