Founder, ofo; ofo创始人
Dai Wei is the founder and CEO of ofo shared bicycles. He is a graduate of the Guanghua School of Management in Peking University, where he served as the Chairman of the Guanghua School Student Association and was President of the Peking University Student Union. While a student at Peking University, he co-founded ofo, the world’s first dockless bike-sharing platform with a pioneering system that focuses on connecting bicycles, not manufacturing them. ofo under Dai’s leadership is committed to providing the best short-distance transportation experience for urban residents around the globe, while harnessing the benefits of a shared economy to promote green, energy-efficient, and environmentally friendly economic development. Dai is a passionate supporter of education as a catalyst for eliminating poverty—his experience teaching in rural Qinghai, China for a year as a graduate student inspired him to found “Western China Athletic Development” and “Chinese Engine of Dreams”, initiatives that support education and development programs with the goal of alleviating the impact of poverty in Western China. Dai Wei has been recognized by Fortune China as a member of their “40 Under 40 Business Elite”.