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Li Ka-shing's Zoom investment grew from shock over pricey gear

Top aide to Hong Kong tycoon says video meeting company was unique

In a boon for Zoom, online meetings have become the new normal during the global pandemic.   © Reuters

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing is known for a Midas touch that has made him one of the world's wealthiest men.

But his lower-profile companion Solina Chau is one of the key decision-makers behind many of his high-tech bets, including Zoom, a leading provider of video meeting services that has shot to global fame as online meetings become the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic.

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