Martin Lau is the President of Tencent. Martin joined Tencent in 2005 as the Chief Strategy and
Investment Officer and was responsible for corporate strategies, investment, M&A and investor
relations. In 2006, Martin was promoted to President and managed the day-to-day operation of
Tencent. In 2007, he was appointed an Executive Director of the board.
Prior to joining Tencent, Martin was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C's
investment banking division and the Chief Operating Officer of its Telecom, Media and
Technology Group. Prior to that, Martin worked at McKinsey & Company, Inc. as a management
Martin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of
Michigan, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an
MBA degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
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