Cindy Mi is the Founder and CEO of VIPKID, an education technology company that connects students (aged 4-12) in China with the world's best teachers for real-time online English immersion learning. Prior to VIPKID, she was a classroom teacher and a co-founder of ABC English, a tutoring company, where she led business development and campus expansion across China.
In 2017, VIPKID and Jack Ma Foundation launched an English-language education initiative for schools in rural China, with the goal of reaching 200 schools in two years. Mi also serves on the advisory boards of the CKGSB Alumni Association and as an advisor to Teach for China.
Mi earned her MBA from CKGSB, China’s leading private business school, and studied at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management as part of an MBA exchange program.