Li Gong

Incoming COO

Li Gong is incoming COO for Mozilla Corporation. He is also CEO of the Mozilla subsidiary companies in China and Taiwan. Li started the Mozilla China Foundation in 2005, Mozilla Online in Beijing in 2007 and Mozilla Taiwan in 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 participated (as co-founder, investor and advisor) in a number of startups in the Silicon Valley and in China. He was Venture Partner and Head of China Office for Bessemer Venture Partners. Li obtained BS/MS at Tsinghua University, Beijing and a PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK, all in computer science. Li has 18 issued US patents and co-authored 3 books (published by Addison Wesley and O’Reilly).

Website: Mozilla and China

Twitter: @ligongcn

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