Baidu overview

Baidu is a Chinese website and search engine that enables individuals to obtain information and find what they need.

Baidu offers functional online search, Tieba community search, industry-based vertical search, mp3 search, portal channels, and instant messaging services. Its products include Baidu Webpage, Baidu Video, Baidu Map,, BaiduPedia, Baidu Input, Baidu Toolbar, TTPlayer, Iqiyi, and Sky Software. The company began to scale its focus on healthcare in 2021.

The company was formerly known as, Inc. and changed its name to Baidu, Inc. in December 2008.

Baidu, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.

Map showing the location of Baidu

Beijing, China

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Key people

Xiaodun Fang Former Security Team Leader
Jinmao Zhang Chairperson, IT Committee
Victor Liang Vice President
Ya-Qin Zhang President
Zhenyu Li Director
Bobby Chao Investor
Roy Zhang Senior Product Manager Cloud Computing Business Unit
Eric Li Vice President
Frankie Ho General Manager of Baidu International
Hui Xiong Head of Business Intelligence Lab
Sun Yunfeng Chief Product Designer
Guobin Shang Deputy Director
Donghui Jie Deputy General Manager of Intelligent Ecology, DuerOS department
Jeffrey Ma General Manager
Liu Jie Principal R&D Architect
Robin Li Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mingyuan Li Executive Director and General Manager, Mobile Cloud Computing Business Division
Hua Wu Chief Scientist, Natural Language Processing
Zhan Wang VP Sales
Eric Xu Founder
Hailong Xiang VP Commercial Operations
James Ding Member of the Board of Directors
William Decker Member of the Board of Directors
Guang Zhu Vice President
Mohammed Dawood Marketing Manager -MENA Region
Yang Yuanqing Member of the Board of Directors
Brent Callinicos Member of the Board of Directors & Member of the Audit Committee
Yingze Bao Principle Architect, Vision Product Team
Steve Wang AI Marketing Manager
Herman Yu CFO
Scott Cai Group VP, M&A Head