Shao-Ning Johnny Chou

Founder, CEO & Chairman at BEST Inc.

Mr. Shao-Ning Johnny Chou is the founder and has served as the chairman and chief executive officer since 2007. Prior to founding the company, he served as a global vice president and Greater China president of Google with responsibility for Google’s sales and marketing in Greater China from 2005 to 2006. From 1996 to 2005, Mr. Chou served as president of UTStarcom China with responsibility for China operations. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Chou served as a director of wireless software and system development with AT&T Bell Laboratory. From 1978 to 1980, Mr. Chou studied computer science at Fudan University. Mr. Chou earned a bachelor’s degree in science, specializing in electrical engineering, from City College of New York, a master’s degree in science, specializing in engineering science, from Princeton University, and an MBA from Rutgers University.


  • Founder, CEO & Chairman

    Current role

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