Liu Jiren

Awardees 2014

Dr. Liu Jiren is the founder and now Chairman & CEO of Neusoft Corporation, also Vice-president and a professor of the Northeastern University (NEU) China. He also holds the positions of Vice-chairman at China Software Industry Association (CSIA), and a standing member of Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). He had been the member of APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) for many years. In the past few years, Dr.Liu has been serving as the member of Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals at World Economic Forum. Dr. Liu founded Neusoft from the campus of Northeastern University in year 1991. Under the leadership of Dr. Liu, Neusoft has become a leading IT solution & service provider in China with a total of around 20,000 employees, offering a rich portfolio of businesses, including industry solutions, product engineering solutions, and related software products & platform, and services. Neusoft has maintained an average annual growth rate of 20% over the past 20 years, with leading market shares in the solutions of telecom, electric power, social security, healthcare in China and product engineering services for multinational companies in the global market. Due to his outstanding achievements, Dr. Liu has been awarded with numerous honors, including National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, China Best Business Leader, Asia Innovator of the Year at the 6th CNBC Asia Business Leaders Awards, CCTV’s Top Ten China 2009 Economic Person of the Year and Country Winner of Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of The Year 2010 China. Dr. Liu was born in Dandong City, Liaoning Province of China in 1955. He graduated from Northeastern University with a major in Computer Applications, and was conferred the degrees of Bachelor and Master successively. He achieved the Doctor degree in 1987 and became the professor of Northeastern University in 1988.