Baidu CTO Li Yinan Calls it Quits

by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 18, 2010

China’s top search engine Baidu Inc announced that its chief technology officer, Li Yinan, has put in his papers.for personal reasons.

"We appreciate all that Yinan has contributed to Baidu and we wish him every success in his future endeavors," said Robin Li, Baidu’s chief executive, in a statement.

Prior to joining Baidu in October 2008, Li served as chief telecommunications scientist and VP at telecom solutions provider Huawei Technologies.

The announcement of Li’s resignation comes in the wake of the recent resignation of the company s Chief Operating Officer Peng Ye for personal reasons .