Li Zhenguo is the founder and President of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (hereafter referred to as LONGi Group), a world-leading solar technology company. Mr. Li, a veteran tech-savvy in the PV sector, has been an important business leader in promoting the evolution of the monocrystalline silicon PV technologies. He is also known by many as a visionary advocate who initiated the “Solar for Solar” concept, a transformative approach for the whole industry to produce all PV products of the entire supply-chain, completely relying on solar power.
Mr. Li Zhenguo took the company public in Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE: 601012) in April, 2012. In August 2019, LONGi’s stock value topped RMB 100 billion (USD 14 billion), making the company’s market value the highest in PV industry globally at the time. LONGi also became the only publically traded PV company to reach RMB 100 billion (USD 14 billion) in market value.
Mr. Li was awarded as the “Innovation Entrepreneur of China’s Energy Sector” in 2016. He was listed as one of China’s best CEOs of China’s top listed companies by Forbes China, the Chinese-language edition of Forbes in 2018. And in 2019, Mr. Li ranked 38 among 50 CEOs in the ranking of JIEMIAN’s Top CEO List of China’s listed companies.