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Yang Yuanqing


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Yang Yuanqing has lived the Chinese version of the American dream. Having grown up the poor son of surgeons, Yang took a job at Lenovo selling computers by bycicle at the age of 21, rising through the ranks of the electronics maker ever since. In 2011, at age 47, he was China's top paid CEO.