Pan Haidong (潘海东) born 1974 in Dazhou, Sichuan province of the People's Republic of China. He is the CEO of Chinese online encyclopedia Hudong., the largest online encyclopedia in China as of 2009.
He was at the University of Science and Technology Beijing from 1991 to 1995. He then got his master's degree from Tsinghua University from 1995 to 1998. He received a PhD from Boston University in the United States in 2002.
In June 2005 he established Hudong at Zhongguancun (Chinese silicon valley). He became the head of the company receiving 100,000 yuan in funding. In May 2006 he successfully entered the 2006 AAMA future technology cradle design.
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