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Bin Lin

Lin Bin

Lin co-founded smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi with friend Lei Jun (also on this list) in 2010. The 47-year-old is a former top engineer with Microsoft and Google with a master’s degree in computer science from Drexel University. Besides “iPhone-killing” smartphones, Xiaomi also offers fitness trackers, smart home gadgets such as TVs, and even air purifiers. The company has overseas expansion plans to countries like India and in Latin America.