Cheng Lu is the CEO and President of TuSimple. TuSimple is a global self-driving technology company focused on developing the first commercial-ready, SAE L4 fully-autonomous truck solution for the transportation and logistics industry. Founded in 2015, TuSimple’ s mission is to increase truck safety, lower transportation costs, and reduce carbon emissions.
He has over 15 years of strategic management and corporate finance experience. Prior to TuSimple, he co-founded and was the Chief Operating Officer of KCA Capital Partners, a subsidiary of China International Capital Corporation (CICC), focused on Pan-Asia growth equity investments.
Previously, he was an investor with HOPU Investments and CITIC Capital in Beijing and Cerberus Capital Management in New York. He started his career as an investment banking analyst with Citigroup in New York.
He received an MBA from Harvard Business School and B.S. in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Virginia.