Zhang Xin

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, SOHO China

Master's in Development Economics, University of Cambridge. Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SOHO China. Trustee, China Institute in America. Member, Asia Business Council. Well known for boundless creativity and passion for art and architecture. Besides taking on SOHO China's overall strategic management, is responsible for conceptualizing development projects of the firm. Has won many international awards for role as a patron of China's most visionary architecture and as an innovative entrepreneur; Business Week's Stars of Asia Award (2004); Special Prize, eighth Biennale di Venezia; 2004 Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award; elected one of the Ten Women to Watch in Asia, Wall Street Journal (2007).