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Jean Liu: The engine behind China's ride-hailing superpower

Former investment banker is at the heart of 'Team Didi's' huge success

Didi Chuxing President Jean Liu

BEIJING   Jean Liu, the 38-year-old Harvard-educated president of China's Didi Chuxing, the world's largest mobile transport platform, was driving a Didi taxi recently as part of her company's "leadership training."

One passenger was a 20-year-old student. When Liu mentioned that she was actually the president of Didi, the passenger, showing more interest in his iPhone 7 than in Liu's credentials, complained that she was taking too long to reach his destination.

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