2017 Asia-Pacific program participants
Founder and CEO
APUS was founded by internet entrepreneur Tao Li in June 2014. Tao was inspired to create APUS after witnessing the struggle that people had using their smartphones during his travel in Brazil. One of Tao Li’s goals is to help everyone in the world to live a decent life.
Before founding APUS Group, Li served as Senior Vice President of 360Qihoo, one of the major internet company players that is known for its antivirus software. Prior to that, Li has been involved with several most well-known companies like Datang Telcom. He is an internet expert with insight on internet knowledge and distribution channels marketing experience. Mr. Tao Li is an active venture capitalist that has invested in dynamic start-up companies from media and virtual reality technology to video advertising company, both domestically and abroad. He received a BA in Physics from Zhengzhou University in 1998. Currently, Li is a Finance EMBA student in Tsinghua University.
“I want to accelerate my business so it maintains a continuous revenue and profit growth, meets shareholder's expectation and receives recognition from our investors. We're also pleased to invest in startups and help them grow leveraging our capital, platform and market position.”
Tao Li, Founder and CEO, APUS Group