Information and Analytical System
RC personal account
Восстановление пароля
Введите адрес электронной почты или телефон, указанные при регистрации. Вам будет отправлена инструкция по восстановлению пароля.
Некорректный формат электронной почты или телефона
Charles Yidan Chen

Charles Yidan Chen

Founder, Yidan Prize Foundation; Core Founder, Tencent Holdings Limited
Biography
Dr Charles CHEN Yidan established the Yidan Prize in 2016 with a mission to make the world a better place through education.

Charles is recognized as China’s Internet philanthropy pioneer. He co-founded Chinese Internet giant Tencent in 1998. In 2007, he launched the Chinese Internet industry’s first charity foundation with his partners — the Tencent Charity Foundation — of which he remains honorary chairman.

Apart from his charity work with the Tencent network, Charles undertakes other education philanthropy. Since 2009, he has been supporting the Wuhan College, a private non-profit university in China. He has topped the Forbes China Charity List 2017.

Charles holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemistry from Shenzhen University and a master’s degree in Economic Law from Nanjing University. He served as a visiting scholar of Stanford Law School in 2014 and was conferred the Degree of Doctor of Humanities (honoris causa) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2017.