The 38-year-old electronics engineer is founder and CEO of Meituan.com, a Grouponstyle deal-of-the-day site, and has appeared on Forbes’ rich list for two consecutive years. THE BIZ With investment from Alibaba, the site he founded in 2010 is going from strength to strength and had 200 million users by 2015. Yet Wang Xing remains pretty grounded and can often be found with his nose in a good book.
WHY HIM? This 40-year-old tech wizard is the masked vigilante of the web, a Batman for the digital age, fighting cybercrime one password at a time. THE BIZ Inspired by his love of the online game World of Warcraft, he started his company, Peoplenet, in 2007. Since then he has transformed security technology to erase network vulnerabilities and create cutting-edge dynamic password protection, making the net a safer place for us all.