Richard Liu is the founder of JD.com and has been the company’s Chief Executive Officer and chairman since it was started. Formerly Jindong and 360buy Ltd, JD.com was founded in 2004. Jindong was started by Richard Liu in June 1998 in Beijing. The company started as a storefront that was engaged in distributing magneto optical products. In its first few years, the company enjoyed a rapid growth which saw it grow up to 12 chain stores that were spread across Shanghai, Beijing and Shenyang by the year 2003. This led to the company earning revenues of up to 9 million dollars. This led to Richard Liu to launching an online version of it. That is when JD.com was launched in 2004. After noticing the rapid rise in JD’s popularity in the country, Liu embarked on building a national logistics system that would maximize on its popularity in the year 2007.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is The Chairman of Orthopedics at the Bronxcare Health System in New York. He helps patients as they undergo adult reconstruction surgery. Dr. Kirschenbaum helps people fix their shoulders, hips, and knees. He also helps patients with joint issues. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum serves on the Medscape Editorial Advisory Board. He is also a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as well as The Chief Medical Officer of DTC Health Com.
Starting His Career
Dr. Kirschenbaum received his undergraduate degree from Brown University. He then enrolled in The Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Kirschenbaum completed his studies at Thomas Jefferson University, where he studied adult reconstructive surgery. Dr. Kirschenbaum worked at his own private practice for a few years, where he performed hundreds of surgeries every year.
Dr. Kirschenbaum loves brainstorming ideas and being able to execute them. He advises people to avoid being passive. He believes that it is a good idea to surround yourself with people who want to see you succeed. Dr. Kirschenbaum is excited about some of the new medical trends that are providing value to patients. He believes that while healthcare prices continue to rise, there are positives to be excited about in the future.