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( Download E-pub ) ⚧ Zhang Xin: On the Return to China ð On January th Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, released the names of the firstyoung leaders who have been selected and have accepted to take part in The Forum of Young Global Leaders, working in close cooperation with the World Economic Forum Among the Young Global Leaders are illustrious names like Sergey Brin, co founder of Google, and Stelios Haji Ioannou, Chairman of easyGroup, one of Europe s largest low cost air carriersOne of theAsian Young Global Leaders was Zhang Xin, co founder and co CEO of SOHO China, the Beijing based real estate developer For Zhang, it s a long way from a rural village mired in poverty in China s Henan province, where she spent part of her childhood At SOHO China, Zhang develops large scale, avant garde real estate projects, including SOHO New Town, Commune by the Great Wall and Jianwai SOHO in Beijing and Boao Canal Village on Hainan Island SOHO shot to fame inwhen Commune by the Great Wall won a prize at the prestigious Venice Biennale Established in , Venice Biennale is the world s most important critical forum for contemporary visual art Zhang became the first non architect to receive the reward and was lauded for her bold personal initiative Personal initiative is largely the main reason that piqued our interest in Zhang, a former investment banker at Goldman Sachs in New York But her story is than a rags to riches one In a larger sense, Zhang represents a new breed of Chinese entrepreneurs, who are well educated, honed their business and management skills in the West before returning home They re forward looking, self confident, and savvy More important, they have enormous drive