Mr. Li is the Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners, which are China’s most prestigious investment and operation platforms, with an extensive portfolio of champions and emerging leaders in media and entertainment, internet and mobile, and lifestyle across the entire spectrum of content, service and platform.
Key subsectors in CMC's portfolio scope include film, TV, animation, sports, music, live performance, location based entertainment, online game, financial media, financial data service, advertising, talent agency, ticketing, e-commerce, home shopping, education, social network, smart TV and O2O. Prominent companies under CMC include Star China, TVB, Oriental DreamWorks, Flagship Entertainment Group, IMAX China, Whaley Technology, China Sports Media, and Caixin.
Mr. Li was Chairman and CEO of Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and successfully transformed SMG from a provincial broadcaster into China’s second largest media conglomerate. SMG’s subsidiary Shanghai Oriental Pearl Media Co., Ltd is of the highest market cap in China’s media and entertainment sector.
Mr. Li is a Non-Executive Director of the world’s largest marketing group WPP (LSE: WPP, NASDAQ: WPPGY). He was Deputy Secretary General, and Chief of Staff of Shanghai Municipal Government. Li has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Journalism from Fudan University, and was a visiting scholar at Columbia University.