He Xiaopeng (Chinese: 何小鹏) known as the co-founder and president of product at UCWeb Inc., the Chinese mobile Internet software and service provider he co-founded in 2004. UCWeb was acquired by China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group in June 2014 in the largest M&A deal ever in Chinese Internet industry.
Born in Huangshi, Hubei, he attended Guangzhou's South China University of Technology, where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science. He worked at Asiainfo Technologies in various roles including technology manager, testing manager and project manager after graduation in his early career.
He co-founded UCWeb with Liang Jie in 2004, overseeing the company’s product strategy and R&D efforts. He worked alongside the company’s management team by utilizing his experience in tech and understanding of the needs of mobile users to pull off success for UCWeb’s flagship product UC Browser by attracting over 500 million users the world over and achieving market leader position in both China (over 65%) and India (over 32%).
Aug.29, 2017, Xiaopeng resigned from Alibaba Group and joined his co-founded Xiaopeng Motors as Chairman and President of Product.
South China University of Technology