Yiping (Joe) Xia is the co-founder and CTO of bike-sharing company Mobike.
Prior to working at Mobike, Joe Xia worked as head of APAC Uconnect Connectivity at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, APA SYNC team leader at Ford Motor Company, and senior engineer for system and software development at ZTE.
He finished his Master of Science (M.S) in Telecommunication and Information Systems at University of Essex in 2006, and his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Communication Engineering at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2004.
Joe Xia explains how Mobike started and how the co-founders came together
Joe describes what a typical day is for him
As we see the first consolidation of bike sharing companies in China, Joe discusses if this a viable strategy for them to reach a larger market share
Question for Joe: Do you see a merger with Ofo one day, just like the User Didi deal? Two giants consolidating eventually?
Joe shares which markets he wouldn't go into and why
Joe discusses upcoming interesting new development
Question: If you wouldn’t be the CTO of Mobike what would you be interested in doing?
Joe recommends two books for entrepreneurs
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