Baidu Inc., which operates China’s most popular internet search engine, has hired Qi Lu as group president and chief operating officer in charge of products, technology and sales. Qi, who has a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, previously was Microsoft’s global executive vice president. “With Dr. Lu on board, we are confident that our strategy […]
At the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) National Convention in San Francisco, NAAAP’s Seattle chapter placed second in community
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held a reception for Dr. Qi Lu. Lu is the current president of Microsoft’s Online Service Division and plays a vital role for the Microsoft-Yahoo partnership. He spoke to more than 200 people about leadership and the importance of humility and teamwork. Besides this event, EDI has created other programs to help Asian Pacific professionals.♦
Since Scott Oki left Microsoft as senior vice president in 1992, few Asian Americans were able to break the “bamboo ceiling” for a long time at the company’s top management. Then, Dr. Qi Lu was appointed as president of Microsoft’s Digital Division in 2008.
SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft Corp. on Dec. 4 tapped a former Yahoo search executive to lead its online push, adding to the intrigue surrounding a possible search partnership between the two rivals.
First, Gen. Shinseki was nominated by President-elect Obama to be the next Veterans Affairs secretary. Steven Chu was also nominated as Energy secretary. Then we learned that Anh “Joseph” Cao made history in Louisiana by becoming the first Vietnamese American to serve in Congress. To finish off the week, Yahoo top dog Qi Lu was hired by Microsoft to run its online services business, a prestigious position …