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Derek Haoyang Li

Derek Haoyang Li

Founder and Chairman Squirrel AI Learning by Yixue Group


As a serial entrepreneur, Derek Haoyang Li co-founded the first education company listed in China’s A-shares market (MKT VAL $1.9 B). He was awarded “the Top 30 AI-Entrepreneur in China.”

In 2014, he co-founded Squirrel AI Learning, the first AI-powered adaptive learning company in China, aspires to provide a high-quality personalized education for every student in the world at an affordable price with the AI tutor "that is as erudite as Socrates, as versatile as Da Vinci and as intelligent as Einstein."

He also created several ingenious educational innovations, “Concepts on Nano-scaled knowledge Components”, “AI-Model-Adapted Learning-Skills-Decomposition Methods”, “Reconstructing Knowledge Space Theory (KST) with Students’ Reasons for Mistakes”, “Algorithms on Calculating the Relevance of Probability between Non-relevant Knowledge Components.”

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