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LI LU is the founder and chairman of Himalaya Capital, an investment firm that trades on a global basis. He serves on the boards of numerous technology and high growth companies and several not-for-profit organizations. Lu is the author of Moving the Mountain: My Life in China, which recounts his experiences in his native country and subsequently became part of a feature-length documentary of the same title, directed by Michael Apted. He won Columbia University’s John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement and was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, and a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute. Lu’s championing of human rights has been recognized with the Raoul Wallenberg Human Rights Award from the Congressional Human Rights Foundation and the Reebok Human Rights Award.