Co-founder, Nio

个人简介 / Biography

Jack Cheng is the Co-founder of NIO and was the chairman of XPT. Known as a pioneer in the automotive industry, his focus is to empower a joyful future and mobilize the world through affordable autonomous electric cars.

Prior to NIO and XPT, he was also the China Country Manager of Magneti Marelli and Chairman of Fiat and Fiat Auto Finance Co. Ltd. His leadership on a global level began at Ford in 1981 where Jack started in components design engineering and later moved to product planning and product development. With the Ford and Mazda partnership, Jack was instrumental in the orchestration and export of a Taiwan built Tracer (Mazda3) to Canada in 1986.

Jack's success can be attributed to his ability to create and foster international business and government relationships, while his instincts allow him to see what’s next and blaze the trail to get there.

He believes that the next phase of the mobility and electric vehicle industry —will be the greatest opportunity yet. The future is in smart, electric and autonomous vehicle.

Jack graduated from Taiwan National Cheng Kung University where he received a degree in Mechanical Engineering.