Making this top is increasingly difficult because the global economy is developing at a very fast pace. For example, traditional retail is currently experiencing an expansion of online retail.
For Xiaomi fans, this position is a joy. But let’s not forget that Samsung, one of the main competitors, is in 3rd position.
Underscoring the financial stakes tied to digital success, current or recent leaders of eight of 14 companies to make the Digital 100 list are members of the 2019 Forbes Billionaires List. They include Jack Ma (Alibaba), Pony Ma (Tencent), Morris Chang (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing), Terry Gou (Hon Hai Precision), Richard Liu (JD.com), Robin Li (Baidu), Lei Jun (Xiaomi) and William Ding (NetEase). (source forbes.com)
Xiaomi Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of smartphone, hardware and software products. Its business covers power bank, audio, camera and lifestyle. Xiaomi doing business through three business segments-Hardware, E-commerce & New Retail and Internet services. Its products include power bank pro, headphones, in-ear headphones pro, bluetooth headset basic with dock, bluetooth speaker, sphere camera, home security camera, action camera, robot builder, electric scooter, bedside lamp, and body composition scale. The company was founded by Jun Lei, Bin Lin, Wan Qiang Li, Feng Hong, De Liu, Chuan Wang, and Jiang Ji Huang on March 3, 2010 and is headquartered in Beijing, China. (source: forbes.com)