Richard Liu: A Successful American Businessman

Richard Liu is a successful American businessman who was born in the People’s Republic of China. He founded JD.com, one of the largest e-commerce websites in China that offers online shopping and other services such as direct sales and financial services. Richard Liu also serves as chairman of the company, which was originally named 360buy.com but later changed to JD.com because it had become so popular with customers worldwide. As a college student, Richard Liu worked at the Tsinghua University Library and later became an assistant to Professor Yougang Chen.

He was awarded 45 million yuan from Peking University in 1998 for his work with professor Chen on Internet-based retailing. In 2004, he returned to China, where he began working as an IT manager before starting JD.com two years later, quickly becoming one of the largest e-commerce websites in all of Asia. The company is headquartered in Beijing and has branch offices located throughout various cities within the People’s Republic: including Shanghai and Guangzhou, among hundreds more around the world. Brisbane offers services such as buying or selling items online through its website or mobile phone applications available for download on most smartphones.

Liu Qiangdong was recognized in 2006 by the Atlantic Monthly as “New Jin Lai” or new rich, which is a term used for successful entrepreneurs who have become influential leaders within their respective communities who are often looked up to due to their high status in society. In 2010, he received an honorary degree from China’s Peking University for his outstanding work with JD.com, allowing it to prosper into one of the most successful companies in all of Asia today.

In 2014, Richard Liu was named as one of the world’s most influential people by Time magazine and has since been recognized for his work with JD.com, which is now a billion-dollar company that employs over 50,000 employees around the globe, including those working within its warehouses’ facilities located throughout China and the United States among several other countries worldwide.

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