An academician as well as an excellent entrepreneur, Sun Piaoyang is the head of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine, and a man with strong determination to fight cancer. Forbes determines Sun’s net asset to be $2.6 billion and puts him in the 894th position on the World Billionaire List.
Sun Piaoyang was born in Lianyungang in China. He was an extremely brilliant student from the very beginning. He obtained a bachelor’s degree from the China Pharmaceutical University and went on to obtain his doctorate from the Nanjing University. Education is one of the secrets of success for Sun Piaoyang.
Despite his phenomenal business success, Sun remains highly devoted to academics and has many research publications in national and international journals of repute. He is the inventor and innovator of many medicines, organic derivatives and clinical procedures for which he has got numerous patents.