Chairman and CEO, Baidu (BIDU)Since founding Baidu.com, his Chinese-language search engine, in 2000, Li has left everyone -- including Google -- far behind. Baidu leads China's search market with a commanding 62 percent share and lots of long-term potential: With a current online population of 150 million users among its 1.3 billion people, China may eventually become the world's most lucrative Internet market. If it does, message to Sergey and Larry: Meet the new king of the Internet, boys.
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