Richard Liu is an entrepreneur, billionaire, and founder of JD.com. Richard had humble beginnings in Beijing where his father was a steel factory worker and his mother was a housewife. Liu Qiangdong attended the University of Pennsylvania on scholarship to study computer science but dropped out after one year because he felt it wasn’t challenging enough for him.

Richard instead decided to go back to China where he started working at an electronics company called Kingsoft Corporation as head of its international business division. After many successes with Kingsoft, Richard left the company in 2002 to start up JD.com which eventually became the largest retailer on Alibaba’s Tmall platform by 2012!

Furthermore, in 2015 he was included on the Hurun Global Rich List with a net worth of $10.3 billion. At the age of 46, he is now one of China’s top 50 philanthropists and has received countless awards for his business success such as “New Retail Pioneer” award at the 2016 World Retail Congress Award. Furthermore, Richard and JD.com have also been recognized as “Anti-counterfeiting Brand of the Year” and “Online shopping brand of the year”. Lastly, he has even received an honorary degree from the University of Newcastle in Australia for his business contributions to society.

Richard is a very successful billionaire entrepreneur and has become famous for his business endeavors. With his successes he has been able to contribute to society by helping others in need through many charitable contributions such as making donations to the victims of the Sichuan earthquakes, supporting education reforms, and building free school lunches across rural areas of China.

In addition, Richard seems to have many great aspirations for the future of JD.com as he starts new business ventures such as entering Southeast Asia and Europe by partnering with other companies. He has been successful in his business ventures and continues to show great interest in the future of JD.com as he starts new business ventures such as entering Southeast Asia and Europe by partnering with other companies.

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