William Li



Investor Type

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer

William Bin Li is the founder of Bitauto Holdings Ltd. and has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer since 2005. In 2002, William Li and Mr. Weihai Qu, Bitauto's senior vice president, co-founded Beijing C&I Advertising Company Limited, one of Bitauto's SPEs in China. William Li has served as chairman of its board of directors and chief executive officer since its inception. In 2000, William Li co-founded Beijing Bitauto E-Commerce Co., Ltd. and served as its director and president until 2006. In 1996, William Li co-founded Beijing Antarctic Technology Development Co., Ltd., a pioneer web hosting service provider in China, and served as its director and general manager from 1996 to 2000. William Li currently also serves as the vice chairman of CADA (China Automotive Dealers Association) and was recognized by CADA in 2008 as one of the top 10 most influential and distinguished people in China's automobile dealer industry over the last twenty years. William Li received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Peking University where he minored in law.

Personal Investments

Number of Investments
William Li has made 1 investments. Their most recent investment was on Sep 8, 2019, when NIO raised $200M.
Date Company Name Round Money Raised Industry
Sep 8, 2019 NIO Post-IPO Debt $200M Automotive Detail


Number of Current Jobs
William Li has 1 current jobs including Chief Executive Officer at NIO , .
Organization Name Title At Company Start Date End Date
NIO Chief Executive Officer Jan 1, 2018 Detail